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Remote work

Remote work allows people to work from anywhere in the world. Some companies are all-remote (no central offices). Others are remote-first (they're distributed but they still have an office).

There are also companies that are remote-friendly. Most people work in the office but they allow occasional work from home.

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How Gumroad benefits from remote work

Sahil Lavingia, founder and CEO of Gumroad, wrote a thread on Twitter to explain how his company is benefiting from remote work. They also have a public wiki. All communication is thoughtful. Because

How to evaluate a remote job

Even though some companies say they're remote-friendly, remote-first or all-remote, they all operate differently. When applying for a job, you should be able to evaluate how much remote they really ar

How to deal with time zones while working remotely

When working on a globally-distributed team, dealing with time zones might become an issue. Companies deal with this problem in different ways. Let's cover here what they do. If you have a different a

How to get started working remotely

People who always worked in a traditional office have more issues getting used to working remotely. That's okay, you've always worked in the same way and now you have to change so many things in your

What not to do when transitioning to remote work

Remote work doesn't happen overnight. There are four phases a company goes through while implementing this kind of work. There are certain best practices you can do for managing a remote organization

Examples of handbooks from remote companies

Onboarding is a challenge for many companies. Remote organizations often create a handbook to help during this step. A handbook should be a single source of truth for your company. A place where your

How to get rid of meetings while working remotely

Asynchronous communication is very important while working remotely. People don't have to be working at the same time when we get rid of meetings. Fortunately, we have enough tools to eliminate most o

How to hire people from anywhere in the world

One of the benefits of working remotely is the ability to hire from anywhere in the world. You can really hire the best talent out there. But Uncle Ben was right: "With great power comes great respons

GitLab's guide to working remotely

GitLab is a remote-only company (i.e. all their employees work remotely). They also have a nice culture of openness and transparency. They have shared their guide and best practices of working remot