Making Remote Team Members into Managers

Whenever bloggers or journalists write about the pros and cons of remote working, the lists are pretty similar. They’re all subjects that we’ve discussed in depth on this blog, whether it’s the increase in productivity, or having access to global talent on the plus side. Or coping with some of the concerns about distributed teams […]

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The Best Communication Software for Remote Teams in 2018

In today’s teams of remote employees and local workers, communicating over email isn’t enough. We’ve shown you the best video conferencing, cloud sharing, screen sharing, and online whiteboard software, but what about tools for simple collaboration? While communication software won’t entirely replace email, they’ll add another dimension that makes collaboration more simple and effective. Useful […]

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Why Home is Best for Developers

Why Home is Best for Developers

We’re a remote technical recruitment agency. We’re specialists. We’re not as optimistic as those other recruitment agencies who think you’re going to have the very best talent right on your doorstep. We’re pragmatists who think that’s probably unlikely, and if you want to find the very best people? You must look all over the world. […]

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Best Video Conference Software

The Best Video Conferencing Software For Virtual Teams

One of the most important aspects of managing remote workers well is regular video chats. As we’ve explained, video conferencing software can help your virtual team feel more connected, better understood, and more involved in the company. It also contributes to disentangle any text-based miscommunication or misunderstanding. In fact, 89% of remote employees explain that […]

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Be A Champion – How To Promote Remote Work In Your Organisation

Here at DistantJob, we never miss a chance use our state-the-obvious-advantages hypno-ray to brainwash people into taking up remote work. We aim to bring together the very best candidates for virtual teams around the globe. We know the benefits that having employees work from home can bring, to employee and employer. But what happens when […]

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6 Key Points to Cover in Your Remote Work Policy

The ability to work remotely can be a dream come true for employees while simultaneously boosting a company’s bottom line and talent reach. Leveraging the full potential of this work style requires clear and well-defined expectations on both sides of the relationship. A remote work policy provides exactly that. A good remote work policy is […]

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Sharon Koifman’s Superpower Is… Hiring Employees That Work Remotely!

After a 7-year long pilgrimage to Tibet, where he spent time meditating with the most enlightened yogis of remote hiring and management, DistantJob founder and CEO Sharon Koifman decided that it was time to return to civilization. Now was the time to share the knowledge that he had worked so hard to obtain over the […]

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Zoom-ing into the Future of Online Collaboration

We finally managed to put pen to paper about our favorite collaboration tool for distributed teams: Zoom video conferencing.Of course, all the following conclusions were reached via several Zoom meetings.  Thanks to technological innovations, we have managed to reinvent a lot of things in the 21st century. Perhaps one of the most important transformations has […]

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Book Report – Extreme Ownership by Remote Leaders

Over the last week, I read “Extreme Ownership – How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win” by former Navy Seal officers Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. The authors, upon retiring from the Navy, built a solid reputation as leadership coaches and have successfully advised many a company through their consulting business, Echelon Front. The book […]

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Keeping Remote Work Simple: From Gaming Buddies to Million-Selling Video Game Developers

Are you one of those “BUT” people? You know, the ones that thing “Gee, I would love to have access to the best talent all around the world, and at great prices no less, BUT it's really complicated to work with people remotely.” Let me stop you right there, friend. Remote work is so feasible […]

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