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    137 companies answer 6 questions.

    Choosing to take your company remote is not an easy decision. In our Why Remote section, we ask leading remote companies why and how they made the jump to remote. Here you'll gain insight from companies that were remote from day one as well as tips from companies that made the switch gradually over many months or even years.

  • Equivity
    We provide virtual assistants for marketing, paralegal, and administrative support.
  • Simple [A]
    [A] works on giant, content-heavy websites, mobile applications, and enterprise technology. [A] simplifies complex technology for agencies and...
  • VIPKID
    We give teachers from the U.S. and Canada the opportunity to teach Chinese kids ages 5-12 online.
  • Sutherland Global Services
    CloudSource, the work at home division of Sutherland Global Services, employs customer service consultants from all 48 contiguous states to support industry leaders in the...
  • American Express
    World Service is the American Express global servicing network that delivers a unique Relationship Care® service experience. We focus on turning every customer interaction...
  • Appen
    Our combined human resources and recruiting team helps identify talent around the globe for our corporate, full-time openings, as well as the numerous independent...
  • The Cheat Sheet
    We did start out remote. This was a deliberate choice from the get-go.
  • 10up Inc.
    Yes – we started that way.
  • StudySoup
    I’ve worked in both types of environments before, but we started this company as remote.
  • Dell
    It’s critical. Flexible work options reduce our impact on the planet, create happy and more productive team members, and help...
  • Automattic
    It’s essential! Automattic started from the very beginning as a distributed company. It didn’t happen gradually, it was from the start.
  • The Geller Law Group
    The ability to work remotely is extremely important to our business model. We believe that you can have it all, but we need to...
  • Knack
    The implied foundation of trust. We give our team the autonomy to figure out how they can do their best work. This can only...
  • Worldwide101
    In our hiring model it has become evident that remote work, if done well, can be extremely successful for both employers, and employees. The...
  • OpenSnow
    Happy employees, responsible employees, no commuting, and no money paid for rent.
  • Inspired HR
    We did the research and found that clients no longer what to pay for expensive offices, overeducated people, and huge project teams for relatively...
  • Trello
    We wanted to recruit the top talent without worrying about geographic barriers, since most work can be done collaboratively via tools like Trello and...
  • Bright!Tax
    From our inception, Bright!Tax has always been an online tax preparation services provider, so remote work has always been a...

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