Over the previous few months, nearly any tech firm that can go distant has gone distant.
Are corporations adopting distant for the lengthy haul, or is it only a holdover till they’ll get folks again within the workplace? What are newly distant corporations getting unsuitable or proper within the transition? If an organization goes to be sticking with a distant workforce, what can they do to make their roles extra engaging and to construct a greater tradition?
FlexJobs CEO Sara Sutton has been excited about distant work for longer than most. She based FlexJobs in 2007 — at a time when she herself was searching for a extra versatile job — as a platform tailor-made particularly for jobs that didn’t preserve you in an workplace all day. In 2015 she additionally based Remote.co, a information base for distant corporations and staff to share the teachings they’ve discovered alongside the best way.
I just lately received an opportunity to speak with Sara about her views and insights on distant work. Here’s the transcript of our chat, flippantly edited for brevity and readability.