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    138 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.

  • Tortuga
    Every company is looking for “self-starters,” but this is essential for remote workers. Without anyone looking over your shoulder, will you...
  • Speak
    There are two traits that we specifically look for – the ability to be self-motivated and driven. Those that have side projects or have previously...
  • Working Solutions
    Prior remote work experience certainly helps, but it’s sometimes just the way a candidate describes what they’re looking for,...
  • WooThemes
    At WooThemes, the hiring process included two interviews, initial and panel. The initial interview involved a Skype voice chat with the standard interview questions....
  • 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...
  • Big Universe, Inc.
    We first advertise on sites such as Craigslist and FlexJobs with very specific details of the job. We interview all candidates over Skype (or...
  • Envato
    We have some fantastic videos and make sure that everyone meets an appropriate number of people who can discuss the good,...
  • Workfrom
    It’s our brand, so we don’t have to work hard to infuse it into our recruiting.
  • Sanborn
    It’s interesting. I think every new person who comes on board morphs the culture a bit. So we just focus...
  • Inspired HR
    We have been very fortunate as people normally come to us. Due to the fact that we work remotely, many individuals are intrigued by...
  • 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...
  • Dell
    Our recruiters speak to our remote work setup and process and what to expect. We also encourage our interviewing teams to...
  • Go Fish Digital
    We don’t use any existing tools.  Just a fair amount of sleuthing and reference checking.
  • Chargify
    Since Chargify is a PCI compliant company, security is extremely important and background checks are a necessity.
  • Plex
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  • Mavens
    For every new employee at Mavens, they are given a two-week hands-on training and orientation session where they are taught about...
  • Worldwide101
    We have built an intranet or what we call “our Digital Vault” with onboarding videos, guides, and a knowledge base. It’s also a...
  • Seeq Corporation
    Onboarding is done through a series of online collaboration tools. We have a new hire orientation on the first day, just...

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