The term virtual coffee can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. There are endless articles on how to build company culture and facilitate communication across distributed teams.
By connecting your Google Calendar you opt into automatically being set up for Coffee Chats every week. We will find 10 minutes that are available on your colleague's calendars and set a time for all of you to connect. Connecting with team members on a personal level is essential for remote teams. It allows you to learn about team members that you do not regularly work with. It builds the level of rapport and confidence across the organization and in turn, improves collaboration and productivity.
Some of the most obvious signs that a company culture is toxic are high turnover, micromanagement, and general team misery. Some managers and founders put on a smiley facade and bandaids where ever they can to get you onboard, but it is not long before you start to smell the stench of culture rot.