Remote First Company Culture with Marleen Kappert & Sebastiaan Bekker - 125

Remote First Company Culture with Marleen Kappert & Sebastiaan Bekker

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Connect with Marleen Kappert:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/marleenkappert

Connect with Sebastiaan Bekker:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sebastiaanbekker

Full episode on YouTube ▶️

https://youtu.be/CwiDLWboAvs

New episodes every Wednesday with our host ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Patrick Akil⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠!  

Big shoutout to ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Xebia⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for sponsoring this episode!

OUTLINE
00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:28 – Work and holidays
00:03:03 – Hotel and restaurant industry
00:04:54 – Differences in tech organisations
00:06:15 – Early in career program at Xebia
00:09:56 – Hiring globally
00:11:33 – Everyone is working from anywhere
00:12:55 – Keeping the culture
00:14:38 – Culture is ever-evolving
00:16:26 – Behaviour and values
00:18:22 – Workshops on virtues
00:20:13 – Understanding the business as a developer
00:21:57 – Remote working challenges from the development side
00:23:35 – Being deliberate when you work remote
00:25:05 – Marleen set up the people experience team
00:27:26 – Openly discussing challenges
00:29:48 – The way of working within a team
00:31:51 – Wherever people work, mistakes happen
00:34:45 – Having a clear purpose
00:37:12 – The challenge to align everyone
00:39:54 – Remote town halls are challenging
00:41:56 – Processes that change when companies grow
00:44:43 – Being flexible in the way you communicate
00:47:02 – Patrick's memory of working in diverse teams
00:47:51 – How Marleen and Sebastiaan started working together
00:49:31 – Talking about systems
00:50:23 – Not taking things personally
00:53:26 – High quality interactions within a team
00:55:37 – Rounding off