10 Companies That Are Killing It With Remote Workers

10 Companies That Are Killing It With Remote Workers

Remote work, it’s just a gimmick, skeptics say. We beg to differ.

In fact, some of the world’s biggest and best-known companies have a remote workforce and they’re doing just fine. 

Take a look at these corporate behemoths that know remote working is here to stay. 


Adobe has been very open about their desire to form a remote friendly business.They even built their own application for employees and their teams to work together remotely. However, they’re not 100% remote working and they encourage their people to come together for “moments that matter” too. Adobe remains the world’s largest desktop graphics, publishing and production company. 


As we’ve covered in the past, Amazon has a pretty realistic attitude to remote work and they promote hybrid working within the company. The idea is that people spend 2-3 days remote each week and then come back to the office for the rest of the time. This will, of course, reduce the numbers of offices that Amazon needs to maintain. Amazon is the biggest online retailer on the planet. 


Buffer is one of the world’s most popular social media scheduling tools. They have a team of around 90 people working in about 15 different countries. They went 100% remote back in 2015 in order to develop a business that would put profits and personal happiness at the forefront of the company. 


CapitalOne is a major player in the US and European finance markets and they are looking to turn their operation into a hybrid working one with some opportunities for people to go 100% remote. Their call center operations already work from home, most of the time. 


The file storage company may have lost a bit of market share when other cloud providers appeared on the market, but it’s still a brand everyone recognizes. They went with remote work in 2020, allowing people to opt for a hybrid or fully remote working with telecommuting as the default position at the firm. 


Gitlab allows people to store code bases and documentation on a project from anywhere. So, it should be no surprise that after some hybrid working experiments the business went all-remote. The company says that having strong, clear values makes this work for everyone. 


The internet marketing magicians at Hubspot give their employees an option of how they would  prefer to work and they are allowed to pick a new option once a year, if they want to. The default working model is hybrid but fully remote is possible too. 


Given that Slack is one of the major tools for facilitating remote working, it should come as no surprise that most of their roles are available for remote or hybrid working and even though they still maintain some nice offices, every employee has some control over their working approach. 


Not only does Spotify embrace the will of its employees as to how they work, which means everyone can work remotely if they want, but they will also support those who are remote from the main team who want to work in an office. If a new employee needs a “work space”, Spotify will rent it from them if they live too far to commute to existing premises! 


Zapier was conceived as a remote business and it intends to stay that way. The company is one of the market leaders in process automation and they say that emphasis on open values, helps them succeed without an office. 

Morgan Graff
Morgan Graff
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