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    137 companies answer 6 questions.

    In our Hiring Remotely section you'll learn how best in class remote companies use their remote status to recruit the top candidates in the world. Discover how you can increase your applicant pool and find and interview the best candidates remotely.

  • Jungle Scout
    There is a difference between the remote worker who is looking to drink Mai Tais in Ko Samui while working four...
  • Working Solutions
    Prior remote work experience certainly helps, but it’s sometimes just the way a candidate describes what they’re looking for,...
  • Sanborn
    We tend to hire more experienced candidates now. Before remote, we could sit a newbie down with an expert and have...
  • WAKA Kickball & Social Sports
    For all of our part time sales reps, we use the phone. For our full-time hires we use the phone, then Google Hangout or...
  • Appen
    Have we mentioned how much we love Skype? It really is a part of our daily operations. All of our pre-screening...
  • AirTreks International
    We use Zoom.us to have video meetings with potential new hires.
  • Sococo
    First of all, we use our product – an online workplace – to screen and interview recruits. This instantly conveys the importance of remote-ness in our...
  • Go Fish Digital
    We explain it as both a benefit and a responsibility.  There are a lot of great things that go along with it, and many...
  • SimpleTexting
    The best way to do that is to allow the candidate to speak with existing remote employees and to ask them...
  • Blossom
    The approach would be roughly the same, with video calls replacing the in-person meetings.
  • ThirdPath Institute
    We only work remotely, so the process is the same for everyone.  During the hiring process we include at least one face to face...
  • LoveToKnow Corp.
    We only hire remote workers. We do most of our hiring by running online job ads. We post them a variety of places including...
  • Teleport
    For finalist candidates we do reference calls with people who have worked with them before, and potentially with some shared links...
  • Attentiv
    We do have access to background checks and other third party methods of valuation, but we’ve actually stuck with a multi-part interview process...
  • DataStax
    Yes.
  • Time Doctor
    After the interview, we give everyone a small project that takes two or three weeks to complete. We don’t necessarily...
  • Crossover
    It varies by position, but all new team members go through an onboarding process 1-on-1 with their manager, who helps lead...
  • Knobs.co
    We have them work through our website and knowledge base, then shadow other staff, and then have staff shadow them during...

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