Articles by Darren Murph
- How to be a great remote manager - the complete guide
This guide is extremely comprehensive. It draws on the experiences of the team at GitLab, one of the best remotely-managed companies. Topics it covers include: • Traits of a great remote manager • Tips for being a great remote manager • How do you motivate remote workers? • How do you manage remote workers? • Red flags to watch out for
- Importance of a handbook-first approach to documentation and tips for transitioning to remote
Darren (Head of Remote, GitLab) and Gabe (Senior Product Manager, GitLab) talk on the topic of going slow to go fast, as well as the importance of a "handbook-first" approach to companywide documentation. They also dive into hiring/recruiting/interviewing, company culture, if it's possible for colocated or hybrid-remote companies to embrace documentation mid-stream, and offer tips for transitioning to a fully remote structure.