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    139 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.

  • Worldwide101
    We look for individuals who have made a conscious decision to work remotely. These days with the rise of flexible working, many people apply...
  • ICUC Social
    We focus on individuals who excel and thrive in self-directed, entrepreneurial environments.  We are also very focused on cultural fit, we seek to hire...
  • Canonical
    Although our focus is always on academic rigor, skills and experience, if a candidate has prior experience in home working and...
  • American Express
    Our entire talent acquisition process is handled remotely. Interviews are all conducted via telephone or video, and then employees are prepared for their role...
  • AirTreks International
    We use Zoom.us to have video meetings with potential new hires.
  • OpenSnow
    We are conducting the first one now by mix of email and video chat. If we happen to live close to...
  • Ushahidi
    We dedicate one interview with team members to look just for culture fit.
  • Appirio, a Wipro Company
    We love using Google Hangouts for our interview process as this is the same tool that we use internally to connect...
  • GitLab
    We allow candidates to apply no matter where they are located. For some functions there is a time zone restriction. Our handbooks are onlineÂ...
  • Stack Overflow
    We look for the same thing in all of our hires, but it is especially important for remote workers to be self-motivating, proactive and...
  • Answer Connect
    We hire remote workers in much the same way as we would an on-site employee. The only additional steps that we...
  • Intridea/Mobomo
    Often times, we seek out entrepreneurs.  Self-motivation is crucial for remote teams – we aren’t there to micro-manage you – so that’s a huge...
  • GitHub, Inc.
    Not to my knowledge, although we’re continually looking for ways to improve our hiring process to remove bias, promote diversity, and generally make...
  • WooThemes
    No.
  • Equivity
    Yes, we conduct both reference checks and background checks.
  • Kin HR
    Our app has an onboarding feature...
  • Time Doctor
    After the interview, we give everyone a small project that takes two or three weeks to complete. We don’t necessarily...
  • Melewi
    The onboarding process is an important one – especially for a remote company! We go through our values, some...