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    135 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.

  • Seeq Corporation
    Our remote work policy was a formal part of our business plan from the beginning. The company is now 3 years old ...
  • Trello
    Remote work has been in Trello’s DNA since day one- we build a tool that helps people collaborate and get projects done, so...
  • Ultimate Software
    Organically.
  • Help Scout
    It must in order to do great work. Everyone in Help Scout loves what they do and we all share common...
  • Packlane
    Absolutely, any company can have a healthy culture if they nurture it well. We try to foster foster a strong performance-based...
  • GobySavvy
    Absolutely. Culture is something that we are constantly working on. For us, it started with a globally connected workstyle, an independent...
  • Intridea/Mobomo
    Annual company retreats, weekly Google hangouts (non-work related), and gif battles on Slack.
  • ICUC Social
    We have an incredible Director of Culture and Development who is focused on developing a strong culture in a remote work environment. Examples of...
  • FlexJobs
    I’ve found that the little things really make a difference. Acknowledging birthdays and work anniversaries on Yammer. Giving a variety of opportunities to...
  • PeopleG2
    The best advice would be to ensure that you have a plan prior to establishing a remote workforce. Whether it is one or two...
  • Appirio, a Wipro Company
    There are some things that Appirio has done to maintain a sense of community within our remote workforce. Since most employees...
  • FMTC
    Either go remote, or don’t. Don’t have part of your team in an office with the rest working remotely....
  • Eyeo GmbH
    Setting up and evolving communication mechanisms that work for both remote workers and people who prefer to work in an office with their colleagues.
  • Articulate, Inc.
    Finding the right talent – people that flourish in remote environments. Communicating goals and objectives...
  • iDoneThis
    You have to be very deliberate about how you communicate. You have to communicate more and clearer. That takes some getting used to, but...
  • Jackson River
    Skype chats – we have tons of chat groups. We have project-based ones for each project, location-based ones for each region (wherever there is a...
  • Wordfence
    Slack. Slack. Did I mention Slack? We use other tools like Skype for communication, but Slack is what we mostly gather...
  • Working Solutions
    We utilize email, web-and-tele-conferencing, chat, and of course, telephones.  Group chats that can be archived for future reference are very effective...
  • AirTreks International
    We developed a concept of core hours and started to avoid hiring from locations where the core hours are during the...
  • SoftwareMill
    First big thing was the introduction of monthly face to face meetings. Then we introduced open policy for everything, which resulted in opening finances...
  • GitHub, Inc.
    The most noticeable change for me has been the size of the company and the effect that has on team (and inter-team) dynamics. When...
  • Coalition Technologies
    We offer some flexibility in work schedules so that team members can have somewhat of a normal schedule, but we also...
  • AnswerFirst
    Currently, all of our remote employees are in the same time zone. We are a 24/7 operation so we do encounter scheduling...
  • ezhome
    Our entire company is online from 3pm-7pm GMT which means we have a 4-hour window for all hands meetings, daily...

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