“Companies need to start with a paint point in order to move to a remote work setting: most companies have a hard time finding top talent, and remote allows to hire the best, independently of their location.”
“Remote work isn’t as simple as sending people home with their laptops. Remote workers need a virtual infrastructure. Make sure you have places where they can chat, meet with their colleagues, and get looped in on wider company news.”
“don’t fall into the trap that you need 100 tools to work. Just pick the ones you and your clients like and stick to them. Don’t waste time on using many tools: focus on developing your business and getting shit done.”
“If there is sun outside I can go and read a book for a while or go for a swim, I can do it. I set my own hours and workplace.”
“For employees, it makes their jobs dependent on their output/results rather than how often the boss sees them working late at their desk.”
” day-to-day, I don’t feel I miss out too much as a remote worker. The rise of video conference calling has made it much easier to build rapport with colleagues nowadays.”
“There’s a communication barrier working online, you can get siloed really easily, so we hired a project manager to facilitate communication around projects, making sure they are moving forward and it has been amazing!”
“For companies, there will certainly be a time of adaptation but it is a long-term investment: the costs related to employees are reduced and promoting the freedom of employees to work remotely allows them to develop personally, reduce resignations and avoid costly staff turnover.”
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“As a legal consultant who has worked 10+ years in international financial consulting company, I have learned a great deal about various jurisdictions and remote company management. Estonia so far is the best option how to manage taxes and work remotely.”
I think in the end, this kind of lifestyle is also more useful for the companies and clients that we work with because the work gets done more productively, and it’s done with positive feelings.
“It takes someone with huge amounts of self-motivation and discipline as you’re the only person accountable for yourself!”
“For people looking to work remotely, I would advise to pick up a skill set and master it. “
“…when you grow a remote workforce at scale, there are some organizational and also team-level habits that shift. “
“The biggest advantage for me is flexibility. I can structure my day more freely and experiment with different work environments to see where I feel most productive.”
“Remote work, when managed properly can be a great fit for a company that is looking to remain flexible, and efficient.”
“We have over 200 remote employees at HubSpot and they are among our happiest employee cohorts at the company.”
“To operate effectively we test and adept best approaches from other spheres. The model for our recruitment steps structure is a sales pipeline – the set of actions taken by sellers from initial contact to signing a contract. “
“At Scopic, we believe that trust is everything when dealing with remote workers. Micromanagers need not apply… We value individual and team output more than punching in a time card.”
“We’re all community people at heart and we see remote working as a tool that can enable people to choose to move where they wish. “
We’ve striven to ensure that our processes are as clear and simple as possible. This has helped to cut down on the on boarding time for remote workers and has helped them to settle in quickly.
My work-life balance and healthy habits have improved significantly with the ability to choose where I set up for the day.
It’s time to change that old mindset!. There are many talented people out there that you can work with. Thanks to technology you can work with anyone from anywhere. Beware that soon remote work might be the norm 😉
“Freedom to organise my own time, no office politics, no commute, working in an environment of my choosing. Add to that the nomad aspect, and the fact that the environment changes regularly is a big boost.”