Should you adjust salaries for the cost of living?
In this episode, Andrew and Sean talk about the difficulties of hiring people internationally and domestically, and paying fair enough wages that won’t make you broke.
(0:27) Andrew got roped into volunteering with a local high school robotics team
(4:12) It’s mad hard to hire a product designer
(10:59) One does not simply get hired because one uses hamburger menus
(20:22) There’s always a weird rift between international and domestic employees
(28:38) How do you keep your employees happy when you can’t give them a ping pong table?
(31:38) You can’t pay someone a shit salary just because they’re in Mexico
(40:44) Hiring People: It’s like a transaction, so don’t be shitty
Thanks for listening to Small Efforts, a podcast collaboration between Krit and Miscreants. Shoutout to the Hatch Team and Mary Vuong for producing and editing.
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