PHPBenelux 2012 - Working successfully outside the cube

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  • ----- Meeting Notes (1/28/12 14:37) -----Carbon footprint US - average 700 lbs per person per month based on 55 mile average daily communite; 85% of commuters use automobiles versus 5% public transportation.
  • The typical office
  • Where I work
  • Another shot of my desk
  • My daughter’s desk alongside mine
  • Avoid the commute
  • Gain the ability to focus
  • Save on costs of building and rentOffice space costs $3k-$6k per year per employee
  • Grab talent from anywhereA salary of $100,000 in Akron, Ohio should increase to $119,347 in Austin, TexasA salary of $100,000 in Akron, Ohio should increase to $179,604 in Boston, MassachusettsA salary of $100,000 in Akron, Ohio should increase to $247,086 in Cupertino, California
  • Get better results from employees
  • Have a great working environment
  • Good mentoring
  • Have fun together
  • Lack of communication
  • PHPBenelux 2012 - Working successfully outside the cube

    1. 1. Working successfully outside the cu John Mertic
    2. 2.  John Mertic  Contact Info  http://jmertic.wordpress. Who Am I? com  Twitter: @jmertic  jmertic@sugarcrm.com ( SugarCRM )  jmertic@php.net ( PHP )  Community Manager for SugarCRM  http://www.sugarcrm.co m  http://www.sugarforge.or g  Twitter: @sugarcrmdev 3/24/2011@2011 SugarCRM Inc. All rights reserved. 2
    3. 3. Why Would You Want To Do This?
    4. 4. Avoid the commute
    5. 5. Help focus better
    6. 6. Freedom of where to work
    7. 7. Why Hire Remote?
    8. 8. Cost savings
    9. 9. Expand your talent pool
    10. 10. Get better results from employees
    11. 11. How to #win at this?
    12. 12. Great working environment
    13. 13. Good mentoring
    14. 14. Have fun together
    15. 15. How to #fail at this.
    16. 16. Lack of Motivation
    17. 17. Communication Breakdown
    18. 18. Bad office relationships
    19. 19. Lack of work/life balance
    20. 20. Thanks for coming! https://joind.in/4772

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