Like most companies, before the COVID-19 pandemic, Jimdo was built by relocating talents from their original country to Germany.
There were a lot of onboarding challenges, professional and personal, but we successfully integrated 15+ nationalities into the engineering organization. With the advent of the remote world, we were required to change most of our processes to ensure our team kept its performance correctly. In this talk, I will discuss our most significant challenges and the strategies we use to overcome them. I will also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of such a strategy.