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ABC to Hiring Remote Teams
Remote work has gone from being a novelty to a necessity. Given its many benefits, it’s no wonder that companies all around the world are looking to hire remote employees instead of settling for someone who lives close to their office. If you’re looking to hire remotely, this guide is for you.
In the past 13 years, we hired more than 100 remote employees at Toggl. During the process, we failed and learned a lot and as a result, we created Toggl Hire to help attract and hire remote candidates.
Here is what we learned about hiring remotely and what you can do to make better remote hiring decisions.
About remote work
Let’s get something important out of the way – what remote work really is.
The remote employee
You want someone who knows how to do the job, but also someone who isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty and go the extra mile to get that job done.
If you want to start hiring remotely, it takes more than good will and a few job ads.
Mistakes to avoid when hiring remote employees
When hiring remotely, you’re bound to make some mistakes.
The hiring process for remote roles
Once you’ve decided that you want to hire some remote employees, it’s time to start with a remote hiring process.
The candidate experience
Simply put, candidate experience is the entire process that someone goes through from the moment they see your job ad until the moment they get hired.