51 min

How to Keep Remote Meetings Productive and Your Schedule Under Control Level-up Engineering

    • Management

Interview with Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range about structuring, scheduling and making your remote meetings productive. Learn from her stories about handling an avalanche of remote meetings, and what she's learned along the way about transforming these meetings and supporting her team.
https://codingsans.com/engineering-management-newsletter?utm_source=Podcastandutm_medium=platforms (Sign up for the Level-up Engineering newsletter!)
In this interview we're covering:
The optimal number of remote meetings daily
Making remote meetings productive
Structuring remote meetings
Necessary extra meetings in a remote environment
Tools to support remote meetings
Meetings that don't work remotely
Providing a flexibility of schedule in your company
Excerpt from the interview:
"This is my rule of thumb: remove status updates and announcements from meetings, and communicate them as asynchronous updates. You can use a tool like Loom for this. Leaders can record a short video message, and the employees can watch it at any time and leave comments.
Use async channels with anything that doesn’t require discussion, or where you can start out without a discussion.
Don’t rely too much on meetings; move everything you can to asynchronous updates. For example, it’s easier for me to reply to an email than it would be to find 15-30 minutes to discuss the same thing in a video call."
https://codingsans.com/blog/remote-meeting?utm_source=Podcastandutm_medium=platforms (Click here to read the full interview!)

Interview with Jean Hsu, VP of Engineering at Range about structuring, scheduling and making your remote meetings productive. Learn from her stories about handling an avalanche of remote meetings, and what she's learned along the way about transforming these meetings and supporting her team.
https://codingsans.com/engineering-management-newsletter?utm_source=Podcastandutm_medium=platforms (Sign up for the Level-up Engineering newsletter!)
In this interview we're covering:
The optimal number of remote meetings daily
Making remote meetings productive
Structuring remote meetings
Necessary extra meetings in a remote environment
Tools to support remote meetings
Meetings that don't work remotely
Providing a flexibility of schedule in your company
Excerpt from the interview:
"This is my rule of thumb: remove status updates and announcements from meetings, and communicate them as asynchronous updates. You can use a tool like Loom for this. Leaders can record a short video message, and the employees can watch it at any time and leave comments.
Use async channels with anything that doesn’t require discussion, or where you can start out without a discussion.
Don’t rely too much on meetings; move everything you can to asynchronous updates. For example, it’s easier for me to reply to an email than it would be to find 15-30 minutes to discuss the same thing in a video call."
https://codingsans.com/blog/remote-meeting?utm_source=Podcastandutm_medium=platforms (Click here to read the full interview!)

51 min