Episode #101: JoseLuis Torres

Episode #101: JoseLuis Torres

Oct 30, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

In this episode, JoseLuis Torres, a remote worker from Mexico, talks about his experiences working for a NYC-based startup and the challenges behind that, why it is so important to over-communicate, and to never be afraid to ask questions to clarify expectations.

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Show Notes:

JoseLuis Torres (twitter [email protected])

01:06 – JoseLouis Torres Introduction

02:04 – U.S. Companies hiring from Mexico

04:16 – Challenges of working for U.S. Companies Remotely

  • Communication
  • Over-communication
  • Dialect

08:26 – What Distributed Companies Do Wrong & Fixes

  • Create Common Sense
  • Ask if there are Doubts
  • Be Honest

12:19 – Asking Questions

14:43 – Communication Tools

15:22 – Advice for Others Looking to Get Into Remote Work

  • Be confident with your English
  • Understand Culture
  • Have an Extra Computer
  • Good Headset

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