Videos: Remote Best Practices for Employers

Browse our selection of information sessions from remote-first employers and experts in the field of remote below. 

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Managing Remote Compensation

In a world where you can employ anyone, anywhere, how do you manage compensation and benefits across borders? How do you ensure compliance when employing abroad? How do you calculate salaries in a fair and equitable way, while retaining market competitiveness?

Listen back to this session with Boundless co-founder Dee Coakley who answers these questions and more. 

The Future of Remote: Can Hybrid Really Work?

Hybrid is still a new frontier for most employers and there are still many questions to be answered.

Listen to our panel of experts from across a range of fields discuss the opportunities and challenges of hybrid working. 

Leading remote teams with John Riordan of Shopify

John Riordan is Chairman of Shopify International Ltd. and Director of Support for Shopify. John leads a variety of different customer support teams for Shopify, including groups in Ireland, Lithuania, Sweden, Canada, Japan and the Philippines. All of John’s teams work from home, a business model he has been an evangelist for over the last 18 years in the US, UK and Ireland.

Achieving remote work success with Gitlab’s John Coghlan

John Coghlan of Gitlab joined the Grow Remote community to share the wisdom gained from years of remote work done well, and deliberately. John spoke to the group about handling communication and feedback in a remote team, what they do in Gitlab around professional development and so much more. 

Policy and operations for remote companies with Dee Coakley, Boundless co-founder

Dee Coakley is the CEO and co-founder of Boundless, and a three-time COO, having spent the last 10 years with scaling B2B SaaS businesses. In this session Dee goes through everything an organisation needs to know in order to be compliant from an operational perspective when working remotely. 

Transitioning to a remote-first culture with Finn Hegarty, Co-founder of Glofox

Glofox is one of Ireland’s fastest growing remote-first companies which employs 160+ people globally and operated as a hybrid remote team for over 5 years before transitioning to a fully remote structure last year. Learn how they made the transition in this session with co-founder and CPO Finn Hegarty. 


Success for remote engineering teams

Learn how Tarek Khalil, co-founder of Octopods leads a fully-remote engineering organisation.

During this talk, Tarek speaks about how they structure their week and day, how they handle goals, team communications, tracking projects and setting up as a company, plus their challenges and what he’d like to change to help others to innovate.

IT for remote companies with John Tracey, EY Ireland 

John is a Senior Manager in EY Technology Consulting practice and has over 20 years experience in the IT industry.  He specialises in providing IT strategy and transformation advice to clients. In this session John explains the critical IT related factors every organisation must consider when planning a transition to remote working. 

Secure Remote Working with Palo Alto Networks

There are many challenges when it comes to effective remote working, and good cybersecurity is critical for organisations. This video will help you to understand what you and your organisation can do to limit your risks.

This session on secure remote working with cybersecurity specialists Adrian Purcell and Alex Bacik looks at cybersecurity from the point of view of people, processes and technology.


Trust and a great place to work with Dr. Colin Hughes, TU Dublin

Dr. Hughes is an experienced academic leader with a passion for providing accessible, engaging and impactful business education. Head of the internationally accredited Graduate Business School at TU Dublin, recognised by Chambers Ireland/ In-Business as Ireland’s Leading Provider of Postgraduate and MBA Programmes 2020.

In this video he explains the importance of trust and how leaders can build a culture of trust in their remote organisations