The 6 Best Tools for Hybrid Teams
Hybrid Work can be the best of both worlds if done right. But how do you do it right? What do you need to change about your office structure, protocols, culture to make it a seamless collaboration environment for in-person and remote employees alike?
Introducing Hybrid Spaces: Teleport around the office
Offices are powerful spaces for collaboration and creativity. Working builds trust, and trust unlocks speed and creativity. But flexibility is here to stay - not everyone is willing or able to be fully in-person. And that's why the best companies will be hybrid.
This Week in Hybrid (April 1, 2022)
Hi 👋 Happy Friday! One of the questions we often get asked, is how should we rethink office locations and logistics now that we are shifting to a hybrid work model? There are a few things companies can do: Keep the HQ, give hybrid teams access to co-working spaces with multiple
Building Trust in a Hybrid Team
Trust is a simple word with heavy implications in a work environment. At Tandem, we've been experimenting with best practices to build our own team trust so we can work better together. Here's our findings!
How to Make the Most Out of Your Standup Meetings
Standup meetings are quick, daily check-ins that enable small, collaborative teams to communicate, get focused, and remain actively engaged. At Tandem, our 15-20 minutes standups are pretty much a daily habit at this point. They help us stay on track and remind us of what we’re working towards.
6 Tips to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Meaningful
It takes the average person 23 minutes and 15 seconds to get back on track after they join a meeting. When you pair that up with the amount of meetings we have to attend, now that we are all hybrid and remote, the hidden costs can quickly add up.
Defining the Hybrid Workplace and What It Takes to Master It
“The future of work is hybrid”. You probably heard this sentence a dozen of times within the last year, and for good reason. As the pandemic starts easing down (in some parts of the world), companies are beginning to encourage their employees to come back to the office.
Hybrid Anxiety and Hybrid Optimism: The Near Future of Work
Hybrid work isn’t a straightforward, linear combination of remote and in-person work — it is a significant evolution of the modern enterprise that asks (as former Microsoft executive Steven Sinofsky has observed): What is the structure of getting things done?
Tandem’s 2021, and Looking to a Hybrid Future
Rajiv is the co-founder and CEO of Tandem, a virtual office for hybrid and remote teams. The Tandem Team, 20212021 was a year of research, discovery and experimentation. Companies around the world realized that there is no “going back to normal”— that remote and hybrid work arrangements are here to
How to stay in flow when remote 🌊🏄
At Tandem, we're obsessed with simplicity, speed, and reducing friction - whether it's getting into a conversation, or collaborating in real time. Why? Of
The Virtual Office is Here to Stay
"Every company is a remote company" I said on-stage at YC Demo Day in 2019, meaning that every company becomes distributed as it scales (multiple offices, travelers, working-from-home). I didn’t anticipate a global pandemic would make this plainly true. In weeks, Tandem usage jumped 30x.
Unspoken Stories of Women Engineers
Seven percent. That’s the percentage of women software engineers I come across when I search for new candidates to join Tandem. As a technical recruiter, I haven’t been able to find enough senior women engineers with at least five years of professional working experience to build a healthy
How to build psychological safety in your remote team
Rajiv is co-founder of Tandem, a collaboration platform built from the ground up for distributed teams. Prior to Tandem, Rajiv led remote teams at both startups and large multinational corps. This is Part I of a three-part series synthesizing knowledge from more than 100 teams. Summary: Create and initiate low-friction