Best Work Life

Blog by Float

We’re a fully remote team working async around the world. Learn the tools, processes, and culture that enables us to be productive and live our best work life.

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What We've Learned by Defining OKRs in Engineering

Setting realistic and motivating OKRs is a continuous process of trial, error, and refining.

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The Challenges of Asynchronous Communication

We're big advocates of asynchronous work, but we also appreciate the challenges that come with it.

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Let's Break up With Cover Letters. Here's Why.

Cover letters are popular, but are they truly valuable for hiring? We think not.

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Syncing Fast and Slow: How To Streamline Async Collaboration

Async work isn't known as a fast mode of working—but it can be the most efficient.

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How We Protect Our Team's Time

Respecting team members' time and giving them space to work is essential for productivity and team health. Here's how we do it.

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Signal vs. Noise: Communicating Effectively in a Remote Async Team

Communication is the most important soft skill for any workplace, but also tricky to get right. Here's how to communicate effectively.

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5 Ways To Set Boundaries for a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Remote work supports work/life balance, but only if you approach it right. Here are a few ways to set boundaries.

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How We Gauge Health and Sentiment for a Growing Remote Team

A key focus at Float is the health and well-being of our team. As we scale, we are constantly evolving our processes and pushing ourselves to improve.

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What SLOs Mean for Your Team and Your Customers

We're ready to optimize our use of service level objectives and expand them across Float.

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