Lygos, Inc. Employee Handbook - a draft

IV) Processes and Practices

Recurring Meetings

Whole Company

All Hands (Monthly, Wednesday, 3.30 to 5 p.m.)

Each department gives overview of the month's activities.

Department Meetings

Weekly (meeting time determined by individual departments)

Technical staff discuss goals, milestones, weekly activities, and project updates, which include troubleshooting, brainstorming, allocation of resources, and gripes.

Individual

One-on-One

Each employee meets regularly with their managers talk through what they're doing and what they need.

 

Remote Work

There are varying levels of remoteness that should be treated with increasing levels of care. In general, the more remote you are, the more preparation, forewarning, and effort should be put into it.

Occasional home or coffee shop work

  • Notify manager and the team before day-of working remotely, where you'll be and when, and how to reach you
  • Create a Working Remotely event on the Lygos Corporate Calendar

Occasional remote trips; 2 days or more

  • Requires manager approval
  • Notify manager and the team at least several days before you leave; ideally, once the trip is booked and again a few days before departure
  • Notify manager and the team where you'll be and when, and how to reach you
  • Ensure time away is taken into account for project planning
  • Create a Working Remotely event on the Lygos Corporate Calendar

Regular remote segments

  • Requires manager approval and training
  • Notify manager and the team where you'll be and when, and how to reach you
  • Ensure time away is taken into account for project planning
  • Create a Working Remotely event on the Lygos Corporate Calendar