✍️ Your Guide to Winning Over U.S. Work Teams

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  • Software Developer: Analyze and migrate legacy applications to Oracle Visual Builder Studio. A critical role in modernizing technology stacks for a leading wholesale nursery.
    Salary: $5,500.

  • Full-Stack Engineer (React/Python): Build features end-to-end from front-end (Next.js/React) to backend (FastAPI/Python), in a dynamic startup environment aiming to democratize software creation.
    Salary: $5,000 - $6,000.

  • Sr. AI/ML Engineer (Python): Spearhead the development of intelligent products using machine learning to enhance risk management and customer experiences in a flexible, creative tech environment.
    Salary: $5,000 - $7,400.

  • Data Engineer: Optimize data management and ETL processes in a health-tech setting. Collaborate across departments to support data-driven decision-making with an innovative client.
    Salary: $3,500 - $5,000.
    Open to Mexico only.

  • Software Developer (PHP): Develop and maintain innovative web applications in the fintech sector, enhancing the micro-credit application process.
    Salary: $3,000 - $4,000.

  • Business Analyst: Understand and drive business and clinical requirements in a high-touch digital health environment. Develop strategies to bridge the gap between stakeholders and align solutions with company goals.
    Salary: $2,500 - $4,000.
    Open to Mexico only.

Chat Smart: Your Guide to Winning Over U.S. Work Teams!

If you're looking to nail that job or work smoothly with your U.S. teammates, getting a grip on how they communicate is key.

It's not just about talking; it's about connecting. Let’s dive into some easy-to-apply tips that'll make you a communication wizard.

  1. Let's Talk Verbal Vibes 🗣️ 

In the U.S., it's all about being clear and to the point. Keep your messages short and sweet but pack them with punch. Don’t shy away from chiming in during meetings—your ideas matter and showing your spark can really impress.

  1. The Silent Signals 🤫 

Eye contact? It's still key, even virtually! It shows you're present, honest, and genuinely interested. But remember, while high-fives or casual pats might be common in some places, in a remote setting respecting personal space translates to being mindful about not overstepping boundaries, even digitally. Pay attention to how your U.S. colleagues handle themselves in video calls.

  1. Making Friends 🤝 

Building strong ties with your U.S. colleagues isn't just about work talk. Share a story, ask about their weekend, and respect their views. Small gestures can lead to big connections and help you fit right in. So, go ahead and break the ice—your new best bud might just be a desk away!

Stick with these tips, and you'll be more than just a great tech professional—you'll be a great communicator, making waves in your U.S. team. Let's chat our way to success! 🚀

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Stephanie Cerf - Head of Community at TECLA.