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How to Hire Remote Employees

remote officeDay after day, month after month, and year after year, an interesting
shift in employment is occurring. It’s the rise of companies built
partially or entirely on remote staff – that is, employees who work from
home or who don’t need to be in any physical proximity to their boss or
business’ headquarters. In many cases, like that of popular customer
support software Groove, the business itself may not even have a
headquarters, making for an entirely remote team.

Why has this trend been rapidly growing? For one, it cuts costs; if
you’re able to put the money saved from office rent and associated costs
each month right back into your marketing and advertising budget. Plus,
this can allow a company to more easily source talent that isn’t
available locally, and might not be able to immediately relocate due to
family, finances, etc. Many companies find as well that there workers
may be happier if they’re able to work their schedules around their
family life, hobbies, or other things that make them happy and may not
always coincide with a strict 9-5 schedule. Continue reading