The Remote Work Tribe Podcast: Neel Parekh


In this episode of the Remote Work Tribe podcast, we chat with Neel Parekh, Founder & CEO at MaidThis Franchise. He generously shares his journey as an entrepreneur, his process of franchising MaidThis, growing the team abroad, and creating a healthy work culture in asynchronous settings. 

Episode timestamps:

  • What is Neel’s thought process behind wanting to franchise? (0:50)
  • What was the process to set up compliant standards for the franchise? (2:15)
  • How did he scale and standardize operations? (4:10)
  • What was the impact of having an operations manual in place for the business? (6:00)
  • What does MaidThis team structure look like today? (6:40)
  • How and when to hire people to grow the team? (9:05)
  • What does his hiring process look like at MaidThis? (10:20)
  • Qualities MaidThis leaders look for in new hires and red flags? (11:40)
  • Building remote team healthy culture (14:10)
  • What is MaidThis tech stack? (19:05)
  • Knowing what he knows now, what would he tell himself if he had to start MaidThis again? (20:08)
  • Lightning round questions. (21:30)

We hope you enjoy it!

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By Sebastian Cuervo