Career Planning

Women’s Day Interview Exclusive ft. Carol Chen, CEO of Mediterranean food brand MiVida: Women in Entrepreneurship, Motherhood, and Remote Working.

Carol Chen, from Taiwan, runs the Facebook fan album of 100,000 followers named “凱若 MiVida Carol” or directly translated to “My Life by Carol”. Nineteen years ago, she wanted to spend more time with her children and give them a better life. She started her own business at home and became an entrepreneurial mother. It’s been eight years she is relocated to Europe. Now, Carol lives in Spain with her husband, daughter and son, and is ready to publish her fifth book, meanwhile being the CEO of a Food and lifestyle brand”MiVida”.

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Women’s Day Interview Exclusive Ft. Shu-Qiao Chen, Account Manager at Pinterest: Woman in Tech and Unicorn

Having joined the company during the pandemic, up to this day, Shu-Qiao has not once conduct the work at the office. Shu-Qiao also shared that she went through all of the onboarding process and initial training online. “Everything was done remotely, including signing the legal paperwork to proceed with my employment and the first month of initial training.”

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Women’s Day Interview Exclusive ft. Sherry Lee, Brand Manager of KXE Design: Woman in Leadership, Remote Collaboration, and Working-Life Balance

Currently, Sherry is working for a German e-commerce team which she always refers to as a Blackforrest company. Ever since day one, the company has been providing the option to work remotely while keeping teammembers connected through establishing rutines and virtual communication. In spite of the distance and time difference, Sherry has been able to stay close enough to all of the business stakeholders to make critical decisions and keep projects running smoothly.

Career Planning

Remote Working 101: How to Implement Cross-Border Collaboration with Software Developers

Not long before the pandemic hit and put the majority of the workforce to practice remote working, half of the population of software developers have already been working remotely. Therefore, it is less troublesome for software developers to transition to a remote working setting in comparison with the other departments. However, with the recent social distancing restrictions that have been lifted, many companies demand their employees to conduct their work on-site. Most of the management teams are still not very inclined to hire remote workers due to various reasons.