All Remote Podcast

All Remote Podcast

By Anja Simic & Ilana Elbaz
All Remote Podcast aims to give space for all remote advocates to share ideas and insights into the future of work. We believe the future of work should create equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of their location, gender or any other category.
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Building & Managing a Remote Company: Interview with Sondre Rasch from SafetyWing
In this episode, Anja talks to Sondre Rasch, co-founder and CEO of SafetyWing. Sondre shares his experience of remote work, past entrepreneurship endeavors, and building SafetyWing as a remote-first company. During the conversation, Sondre and Anja touch on different topics such as managing a team of digital nomads, when remote working is a good option and what the future of work holds. Get health insurance directly on Deel! From now on, you can get Remote Health insurance, powered by SafetyWing and get insured worldwide, including your home country. Deel users get 15% on the plan. For more information, log into your Deel account. :) About the speaker: Sondre Rasch is a co-founder and CEO of SafetyWing. Before building SafetyWing, Sondre was a co-founder of Konsus (YC W16) and policy advisor for the government of Norway. About the company: SafetyWing is building the first global safety net for remote companies, online freelancers, and entrepreneurs. Starting with Nomad Insurance - a travel medical insurance for nomads, and our most recent product, Remote Health - comprehensive health insurance available for remote companies and individuals worldwide.
16:56
August 6, 2020
How to Build a Value-Driven Remote Company with Hannes Kleist
In this episode, Ilana talks with Hannes Kleist about what it means to build a successful value-driven company while being remote-first. They discuss challenges, strategies, and activities that can be implemented to tighten team culture. Find out what Steve Jobs and The Queen of England have to do with it :) About the speaker: Hannes Kleist is the founder of remote app agency Stanwood that consists of a team of 40 developers, located in 14 countries. Hannes is a speaker on the future of work, building, and publishing apps. About the company: Stanwood is a successful international app and web development agency with 9+ years of experience in app development and mobile publishing. Its team of 40 designers, developers, and product managers operates from 14 countries all over the world.
10:22
July 30, 2020
Navigating the "New Normal" & Managing People Globally with Adam Coleman
In this episode, Anja talks to Adam Coleman who shares his views on different team setups and reflects on the HR practices that are the most effective in a remote setting. He shares what he thinks about the new normal after COVID19 breakout and his idea of what the future of work can hold. About the speaker: Adam Coleman is the CEO and founder of HRLocker. He founded and started the Company as an HR Consultancy after leaving O2 UK and now as their Software revenues have exceeded the HR Consulting revenues HRLocker has now taken over as the main brand and business. Adam has an extensive background in HR management. About the company: HRLocker.com is a cloud software service that digitally transforms the people management and recruitment efforts for professional Companies, making the management of office-based, remote, and distributive workforces possible leading to a happier workforce making working life easier for both employees and companies.
24:37
July 23, 2020
State of Remote Work in Africa with Nicolas Goldstein
In this episode, Anja welcomes Nicolas Goldstein, Co-founder and Chief of Strategy and Innovation Officer at Talenteum. Nicolas shares his experience of growing his business by successfully completing the proof of concept in Mauricius. He gives insights into the remote workforce in Africa and how Talenteum enables talented individuals to pursue work opportunities with foreign companies in Europe and  North America. About the speaker: Nicolas Goldstein is an expert in Digital & Outsourcing with 15 years of experience working in Europe and Africa. He founded the Mauritius Startup Incubator and launched the Job Matching Platform- Talenteum in 2016. About the company: Talenteum offers long-term professional opportunities to African talent ready to work remotely with worldwide companies. Talenteum partners are looking for skilled talent who have trouble finding the right opportunities in their own country.
07:39
July 16, 2020
Designing company culture for a remote organization with Nadia Harris-Kosior
In this episode, Ilana talks to Nadia Harris-Kosior, founder of Remote Work Advocate. They discuss common challenges of the human resources department within remote companies and strategies of designing a good company culture. About the speaker: During Nadia's professional career, she has worked with a wide range of international companies - both startups and structured corporations. Her area of expertise includes but is not limited to creating HR business processes and talent strategies in Europe, the United States, and Asia. Thanks to working remotely, Nadia ensures flexibility no matter the location and time barrier. Within the past few years, she has been responsible for growth in terms of Human Resources, HR strategies, employment solutions, HR project management, recruitment as well as the implementation of remote work. Thanks to leading remote teams and being a remote worker for many years, Nadia has established a consulting business HR Remote Work Advocate in order to enhance the remote work experience for both companies and candidates. Connect with Nadia on LinkedIn. Learn more about Remote Work Advocate on their website, Twitter, and Facebook.
13:18
July 10, 2020
Remote Work: The Past, The Present & The Future with Laurel Farrer
In this episode, Anja talks to Laurel Farrer, CEO of Distribute Consulting, and a true remote work advocate. Laurel reflects about the time 13 years ago when she had to "hide" that she doesn't have an office and highlights the differences between "then" and "now". She also discusses why building a good team culture is the foundation of a successful company and why the emerging Head of Remote position is necessary for the future of remote work. During the conversation, Anja and Laurel talk about how formal education is shaping to be inclusive and why remote work has major socioeconomic benefits for the global workforce. About the speaker: Laurel Farrer is a Distributed Operations Consultant that collaborates with the world's top remote-friendly companies to strengthen virtual communication, streamline digital processes, and develop long-distance management strategies. About the company: Distribute Consulting is empowering governments and businesses to distribute the benefits of remote work.
20:08
June 25, 2020
Building a Digital Leadership Program for a Remote Team with Manuel Pistner
In this episode, Ilana hosts Manuel Pistner, CEO of Bright Solutions & founder of the Flash Hub Service. Manuel built his remote team across time zones and created a digital leadership style that fits the team's needs. He talks about why availability doesn't limit productivity and how to connect and coach your remote team to set them up for success.
12:59
June 11, 2020
The Future of Work & Deel's Part in It with Alex Bouaziz
Welcome to another episode of All Remote podcast! This time, Anja sits down with Deel's co-founder and CEO, Alex Bouaziz. They talk about how Deel started, the initial idea behind it, some memorable moments in the past year and a half. Alex also shares his vision about the future of work and how Deel can help shape that. He is challenging the idea of employment as is and gives an insight about how it may look. About the speaker: Alex Bouaziz is the co-founder and CEO of Deel. He has a background in engineering but entrepreneurship runs in his blood. His latest venture is Deel :) About the company: Deel is an international payroll for remote teams. It's an all-in-one platform to streamline compliance and payments which gives you the ability to hire anyone anywhere. Additional resources: Deel has raised $14M to help businesses hire talents globally Investing in Deel by Anich Acharya Deel is hiring, check the open positions!
12:02
May 28, 2020
Remote Hiring: Find, Onboard & Structure Technical Talent with Gilad Bornstein
In this episode, Ilana talks to Gilad Bornstein, CEO & Co-founder of Flatworld.co. Gilad shares his vast experience of working with technical talent and a team of 3,000 contractors in 100+ countries. Gilad talks about what he calls "remote work insights", how to find the right remote talent for a specific company, and how to manage them. He also talks about common challenges of remote work such as communication, cultural differences, and work-life balance. About the speaker: As a Remote-Work expert and an Engineering Executive for 20+ years, Gilad Bornstein is set on a mission to help companies build and scale their business by freeing them from their local zip-code sourcing restrictions. Throughout his career at Qualcomm, Elbit Systems, and till recently at Crossover, Gilad has been looking for ways to innovate, accelerate, and improve the performance of his engineering groups. Gilad, who is the inventor and co-inventor of more than ten granted patents, led large-scale organizational transformations wherever he went, personally chasing the best (usually unavailable) talent for his teams. About the company: Flatworld.co is the ultimate sourcing solution for Engineering managers - a one-click sourcing-as-a-service of pre-vetted remote-workers. If you want to learn more about hiring the right remote talent, check this.
18:31
May 14, 2020
Remote Readiness & Management Challenges with Angelina Ebeling
Welcome to the first episode of All Remote Podcast! We're beyond excited to welcome our first guest, Angelina Ebeling, founder and CEO of Acework. In this conversation, Angelina talks about what it takes for a company and an individual to be "remote-ready", how she managed to build a strong remote-fist team and overcome the managerial challenges of fostering connections within the team. About the speaker: Angelina Ebeling is an expert and keynote speaker on distributed teams, remote & flexible work and remote hiring. She's driven to improve the attraction and acquisition of location-independent talent. About the company: Acework is a new remote work matching platform that aims at revolutionizing the way we work today. Additional resources: 16 remote ready essentials by Acework Why offices are failing millennials, Angelina's TEDx talk
27:16
April 29, 2020