Career in tech: Remote Work - Nearshoring Questions

Individual Questions for Panellists from the moderator (6 mins) x 3 Panellists = 18 mins

  • Please introduce yourself and What is it that you currently do? (2 mins)
  • How did you get started in Tech? (4 mins)

General Questions for Panellists from the moderator

  • Both of your companies mainly operate in the US. What has your experience been like working remotely and how has this changed since the onset of Covid-19?

  • Assuming that you have a remote work setup, how have you managed teams remotely?

  • Are there any tools, frameworks or skills that you think professionals should have knowledge of or be proficient in if they are considering remote work?

  • Considering that more companies are shifting to remote work, what opportunities do you see for nearshoring now and do you think that opportunities are on a steady increase?

  • What are the major factors that companies should consider if they are looking to hire using a nearshoring approach?

  • What are some of the benefits and pitfalls of the nearshoring approach, especially in the remote work arena and do you have any advice on how to overcome them?

  • What opportunities do you think are being overlooked for nearshoring to play a larger part in Caribbean development.

  • Are there any technical skills that you recommend for professionals to have?

  • What is the interview process like for remote professionals?

  • How can professionals position themselves to become a candidate for a position through nearshoring?

  • What have been your takeaways from 2020? How do you think remote work can be improved going forward, particularly for digital professionals?

  • Do you have any advice to give to new or experienced professionals regarding remote work or getting hired by a nearshoring company?

Closing Slides (10 mins)

  • What’s next for Careers in Tech?
  • Upcoming JaD events