RWL 011 – Why CEOs Start Remote Businesses

By Alex Wilson-Campbell, Founder, Remote Work Life

If you can understand why CEOs start remote businesses you’ll be on the way to understanding if you’d be a fit when they’re hiring.  I recently did some informational interviews for the remote work life summit so that I could begin to understand them and their businesses and I noticed that the CEOs I interviewed had common principles and values which drove their decision to start their business.

The CEOs I interviewed include Nick Francis (Help Scout), Steli Efti (Close), Tasia Duske (Museum Hack), Derek Andersen (Startup Grind), Stephen Anson (Vortala) to name a few.

In this episode, I share some of the interview insights in the hope that it will help you to figure out how to understand CEOs and their businesses so that you can make meaningful connections and conversations during the hiring process.

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Or do you want to join a business that allows you to work from anywhere so that you have the flexibility and freedom to escape your 9-5 cubicle and create the lifestyle that you’ve always dreamed of?

Is commuting a big struggle which leaves you feeling as though great opportunities to build a meaningful career are always out of your reach?

Maybe you feel isolated and want to meet more people who work remotely so you can share ideas and make friends so you’re not ‘out there’ on your own.

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Alex Wilson-Campbell

Podcast Host and Founder, Remote Work Life

Hiring strategist, Remote Worker Coach/Mentor and family man, Alex Wilson-Campbell is your host and will share all he’s learned about remote over the last 10 years.   Follow Alex if you want to: get clarity on your career direction, master online and in-person job interviews, find unadvertised or hidden jobs, use LinkedIn to network with hiring managers, thrive in a remote work culture, stay connected with your remote teammates.

He'll share all he's learned about remote work from 60+ real-world remote work experts including: Nick Francis, CEO Help Scout, Laurel Farrer, Co-Founder Distribute Consulting, Andy Tryba, CEO Crossover, Pilar Orti, Founder Virtual Not Distant, Darcy Boles, Dir Of Culture & Innovation TaxJar, Steli Efti, CEO - Close, Elaine Pofeldt, Freelance Writer, Sarah Park, President Meet Edgar, Alina Vandenberghe, Co-Founder Chili Piper, Derek Andersen, CEO Startup Grind, Michelle Dale, CEO Virtual Miss Friday

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