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    135 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.

  • Trello
    The ability to get things done, be self-motivating and driven are all important factors.
  • LoveToKnow Corp.
    One trait I look for is great communications skills – We stay productive by staying in touch, offering status reports, working through challenges and these...
  • Codebusters, Inc.
    People who have worked independently before is a positive. Confidence in their skills is a big positive as well. Shyness and lack of confidence...
  • LiquidSpace
    We go through multiple rounds of video interviews, often with test projects incorporated into the hiring process. Because we work remotely...
  • 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...
  • Remote Year
    Interviews at Remote Year are done by hiring teams, usually consisting of the hiring manager, a team member on the team...
  • Workfrom
    It’s our brand, so we don’t have to work hard to infuse it into our recruiting.
  • Edgar
    We’re completely transparent about our company values and culture in everything we do, including our actual job listings. We don...
  • Melewi
    Our remote culture is highly visible in our job descriptions. A lot of people who send in their applications – for whatever...
  • Scrapinghub
    We only hire remote workers and use a similar process for all positions. We advertise job offers on StackOverflow Careers, Github Jobs and a...
  • Summit CPA Group
    The interview process is entirely though video conferencing.
  • Vork Inc
    We hire for tasks rather than people. For the tasks, it has been fairly clear. And for important tasks we have,...
  • InVisionApp
    We check references and run a background check.
  • Fog Creek Software
    No.
  • Blossom
    No, we don’t use any particular tool.
  • Stack Overflow
    We take onboarding very seriously. Every new hire in the company goes through a series of orientation calls with each member of the executive...
  • Mavens
    For every new employee at Mavens, they are given a two-week hands-on training and orientation session where they are taught about...
  • TaxJar
    We’ve done both in-person and remote onboarding. Which one we use with each new employee is based on location and...

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