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    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.

  • Parse.ly
    We consider our remote candidates no different from in-office candidates. Most of our business team is in office, and most product...
  • Collage.com
    We look for nice, self-motivated employees who are good communicators and who are excited about the freedom a remote workplace provides.
  • Sticker Mule
    I haven’t found any particular traits that indicate a person won’t be a good remote worker. Occasionally, we talk to people that...
  • OnTheGo Systems
    After reviewing applications and starting some interactions with candidates that stand out, we set the first interview with me, which is...
  • Balsamiq
    First we create a very long and detailed form that’s meant to replace the first hour-long interview. It’s intense and should take...
  • Fire Engine RED
    Our candidates usually have a first-round interview with the hiring manager, a second round with team members who’d be working closely with him...
  • GitLab
    We allow candidates to apply no matter where they are located. For some functions there is a time zone restriction. Our handbooks are online...
  • Edgar
    We’re completely transparent about our company values and culture in everything we do, including our actual job listings. We don...
  • Ciao Bambino! Inc.
    I clearly stipulate that our remote culture means that our employees must be self-starters and that our training tools are more limited. Our employees...
  • Appirio, a Wipro Company
    We use the same process to hire remote workers and on-site workers. All candidates undergo a process including a phone screen with a recruiter, ...
  • Knobs.co
    I request applicants to submit a video application and/or fill out a quiz, which puts them in common work scenarios...
  • Jungle Scout
    We only hire remote workers, so the process can be a little longer sometimes. We are OK with this as it...
  • X-Team
    We consider this one of our differentiators to our competitors, as we prefer to do this on our own rather than...
  • Universal Mind, Inc.
    We don’t. We use intuition, which may sound a bit “fly by the seat of our pants” like, but we’ve been very...
  • Doist
    We do 100% of the testing and evaluation process of hiring in-house. That said, we do use Workable to manage our application processes from start...
  • Hanno
    We’ve gradually improved the way we onboard new employees–it used to be quite weak. We have a very thorough...
  • Timely
    Call us old fashioned, but we get together in person. 🙂
  • Dell
    We have all of our on-boarding materials in a digital format, including a website, documentation, and video. We also have a...