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How to Set Up a Remote Distributed Team in 30 Days

How to set up a remote distributed team days 1-7: Build remote infrastructure. Set up cloud operations, choose tech stack and management hierarchy. Days 7-21: choose equipment logistics and pre-board remote team members. Days 21-30: Have feedback sessions, virtual company events, report on tasks completed.

According to Upwork, By 2028, 73% of all company departments will have remote workers.

This prediction has a lot to do with millennials making up over 58% of the workforce at this time and their overwhelming preference for remote work. 

With many new companies starting now in a distributed format or others choosing to continue working remotely beyond the pandemic, we decided to create a 30-day crash course in setting up a remote distributed team. 

Days 1-7: Build remote infrastructure. Set up cloud operations, choose tech stack and management hierarchy. 
Days 7-21: Choose your equipment logistics and pre-board remote team members, start having 1:1s and create 30-60-90 day plans.
Days 21-30: Complete onboarding, have feedback sessions, throw a virtual company event, report on tasks completed.

What do you think of this timeline? Is it realistic? What would you change? 

How to set up a remote distributed team in 30 days


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