A closer look at companies that handle it similarly is worthwhile these days. After all, he shows how cooperation can succeed when no one has to go to the office anymore.
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The digital documentation at GoHiring is a small but important component. It ensures transparency and makes many a time-consuming meeting superfluous. “We avoid ‘update meetings’ where people only report on the progress of projects at all costs,” emphasizes Behn. “That’s usually totally boring for everyone.” On an average day, he himself writes around 40 messages on Slack, eight on Trello and makes up to five video calls. For him, this digital networking between colleagues creates even more cohesion than an open-plan office. “In an environment like Slack you’re much closer together, there are formats for spontaneous applause and appreciation,” says Behn.