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    140 companies answer 9 questions.

    Working remotely comes with unique day-to-day challenges. From the initial step of implementing remote policy to nurturing company culture while operating remotely, we ask leading remote companies to share how they approach running their distributed teams from an operational level.

  • Workfrom
    It’s ingrained in our mission and vision … not sure if that makes it formal? It’s certainly intentional.
  • Collage.com
    Remote work has been part of Collage.com’s company culture since starting the company in 2007 as a college hobby project with my friend...
  • Modern Tribe
    We’ve been a remote company since the beginning, so I guess that makes it organic. When we hire team members,...
  • Scrapinghub
    The company culture is something that exceeds the office boundaries, it should drive what you do and how you do it, at all time....
  • TaxJar
    This all comes down to hiring. It’s critical to hire like-minded folks who genuinely want to work together. For us,...
  • Trade Conductor
    Yes, sure. It is all down to how you communicate with each other.
  • Summit CPA Group
    Constant communication with all team members.  We also use Slack for sharing “water cooler” discussions. Another important aspect of our culture is our Corporate...
  • Answer Connect
    We have regular in-person meetups in the different areas where we operate, to give our employees the opportunity to learn and...
  • Canonical
    There are a number of events and all staff communications that strengthen relationships and ensure we have an engaged, high performing...
  • WAKA Kickball & Social Sports
    The remote environment is not for everyone. If a company wants to implement a 100% remote environment, I would highly recommend speaking to an operations...
  • Codebusters, Inc.
    Make sure you evaluate anyone you hire to be proven self-starters. The trick with remote work is it requires individuals with a solid concept...
  • The Cheat Sheet
    If you’re considering the remote working path, start small. Offer remote working options one or two days a week to select employees and...
  • Kin HR
    The early phase of adaptation can definitely be challenging. Finding talent that can enjoy being a part of a distributed team...
  • Big Universe, Inc.
    Inside sales is one of the things we have struggled with, but it’s finally beginning to work well. I believe representatives feed off...
  • Knobs.co
    Identifying which staff are doing a great job and which are not.
  • FMTC
    Slack! I couldn’t imagine communicating as well as we do today without Slack. Our systems (finance, servers, schedules) all integrate...
  • Aha!
    Remote work has become much easier now that there are so many tools to help teams stay connected and collaborate. We of course do...
  • Formstack
    We use Hipchat, a company instant message platform, to communicate as a team on quick or fun topics. You can devote...
  • SitePen
    Being remote, we spent a lot of time perfecting the best way to convey information so that content remained clear and...
  • Trello
    As Trello has grown, we’ve had to implement various other communication tools. For example, we have a weekly “Company Overview” board, where we...
  • Eyeo GmbH
    The team is constantly growing, so communication changed. We need to make sure to stay as transparent as possible, for example by sharing meeting...
  • Scribendi
    Time zone differences can cause confusion within a remote team. Luckily, while the overall workflow has to be coordinated, the specific...
  • Packlane
    We have a very social and collaborative culture, where we talk about what we’re doing and what we’re up...
  • iTutorGroup
    We have a 24/7 support team to handle communications around the clock. We also have specialized remote workers available to answer questions in the most...