Capdesk is a workplace where some people work in offices, some people work from home. We are spread across multiple timezones and we all have various privileges and limitations in our personal lives that impact work.
It's important that we keep all of the above in mind as we define how we work.
Some companies refer to themselves as remote first, or remote by default. We want this, but we also want more. We want people to work in the way that they're the most productive and that suits them the most. We want to be flexible.
In order to achieve that flexibility, we need everyone to avoid putting restrictions on their colleagues.
We want to make everybody successful no matter their location, family, mental health, time zone, etc.
To do this we need to prioritise work culture towards the ones who are the most restricted.
We need to prioritise the following in all our work
Remember: it's not destination, it's a direction. We will never get there. We strive towards being as team-first as we can. It will take a lot of hard work, innovation and initiative but we will continuously improve.
It means that you must be aware that the way you work affects your teammates productivity and well-being.
Here's a non-exhaustive list of things to think about: