“You expand your pool of candidates to hire and the company saves money on salaries and office space”.
“Life is way too short to wonder ‘what if.’ Just make sure you have a bit of money behind you and some experience in your field”.
“Hiring remote workers means they can tap into a much larger talent pool compared to hiring in just one city or maybe country”.
When you see a photo of a laptop on a beach, there’s a lot of work that went into making that photo happen. Remote workers are not “lucky” and we don’t “have it easy.”
“To me, embracing remote work is getting closer to a more natural, seamless way to work”.
“In the future and in 5 years’ time a remote team will be very normal”.
“It is important to assess your risk tolerance, work habits, and values before transitioning to a new lifestyle.”
Our lives become increasingly flexible and location-independent and companies have to adapt to this change
Learn to embrace uncertainty and roll with the punches while you find your feet.
Carlos Hernández is a software developer with more than 10 years of professional experience. He works at Audiense where he’s part of the backend engineering team.
Remote working is an amazing benefit, and you will open up a whole new pool of talent (worldwide!) by supporting your employees with this option.
“It’s wonderful but to be successful at working remotely requires the same amount of discipline and diligence than an in-office job.”
“Mostly I work from NYC, and I have to be honest, there is nothing like it”.
“Always hire people that are smarter than you. Find people you genuinely want to work with and can learn from”.
“The main advantage of being a remote company is the ability to hire the best people from anywhere in the world”
“Restricting your hiring to a small geographic region means you are not getting the best people you can”.
Since we decided that we wanted to be happy, and as we were happy working from home, we just did it.
Working remotely is mentally tough – you need to be focused and have a lot of motivation to show up every day and get stuff done.
The biggest advantage is that we get to hire top talent from all over the world for all the different roles in our agency.
When I’m heads-down on a project, there are far less distractions than there would be if I were in an office environment.
Freedom is the main motivation for me, and it was what pushed me to create my own activity
John Doherty is a digital marketing professional and founder of Credo, a marketplace whose main goal is connecting the best digital marketing consultants with companies that need their services.
Wade Foster is co-founder & CEO of Zapier, a tool that allows you to connect apps to automate tasks and save time – with a 100% distributed team.
Sam Pessin is co-founder & COO of Remote Year, a community of digital nomads from across the globe, traveling and working together during a year across 12 different cities.