There’s no time like the present to think about hiring for remote positions — or at least offer the option to existing employees.
With advances in technology, expectations towards remote working access are changing. In fact, a new survey Justworks and TheSquareFoot conducted together found that 57% of employees feel remote capabilities are very important.
Perhaps more surprisingly, 42% of employees surveyed said they would take a lower-paying job if it offered a greater degree of workplace flexibility.
One way to offer that flexibility is by hiring remotely. Whether you’re planning on building a team fully comprised of remote staff or simply want to add the option, you’ll open your workplace to all kinds of benefits, including recruiting and retaining talent with flexible workplace options.
We’ve rounded up our best content on how to approach remote management before and after the hire, so that your team can flourish.
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When you’re hiring remote employees in a new state, different rules apply.
This blog post gives an overview of some of the must-dos to watch out for with remote employees, such as:
For example, did you know that if you have new employees in California, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, or Rhode Island, you’re required to withhold state disability insurance?
Altering your approach to the interviewing process for a remote candidate is sensible. This post describes some aspects of the interview process you should change.
Specifically, this blog covers:
Retain Your Best Talent
After lots of thought and preparation, you’ve hired some remote employees! But are your remote management skills up to par? From failing to follow up to not trusting your employees, we walk you through how to manage employees from afar.
This post also offers several tangible ideas on how to manage remote staff, from scheduling regular meetings to connecting on software like Join.me.
Read an in-depth profile of a company that is composed entirely of remote employees — and has an impressive 0% attrition rate.
This post walks through the seven tips SavvyApps uses to hire and retain quality remote talent, such as holding weekly town halls online and offering competitive benefits through Justworks’ PEO model.
When it comes down to it, “The bottom like is supported by having people that are excited and passionate about what they’re doing,” said founder Ken Yarmoush.
Flourish as a Company
If you’re looking for ways for both you and your employees on how to increase productivity (or just find a better working groove), this piece is chock full of tips.
This blog post covers:
As our guest writer from Museum Hack put it, “While an organic salad bar can be a cool way to bring people in, it’s team building events that keep people around and happy.” And even though it’s harder to do that with a remote team, it’s no less worthy.
In this blog post, Museum Hack outlines three different ways to encourage team bonding, even for team members who have never met in real life before. One of our favorites? Starting a Mr. Rogers group. Click here to more learn about it.
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