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An HR Handbook on Remote Work Hiring



For others, the main reason why remote jobs are better is the flexible lifestyle it affords those who can balance personal life and work life (especially if the employee has caring responsibilities), the health and wellness benefits it provides (lesser stress and higher morale), as well as a renewed passion and interest for their jobs.

From an employer’s point of view, some benefits of remote work hiring are:

  • increased employee satisfaction and retention
  • higher productivity
  • better employee engagement and loyalty
  • lower expenses on rent and equipment
  • a wider talent pool for potential candidates

Through the development of different technologies such as collaborative software, virtual private networks, conference calling and videotelephony, internet accessibility and WiFi, cloud computing, voice over IP (VoIP) and mobile telecommunications, as well as software and applications such as Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, Zoom, Webex, and Skype, remote work hiring has been much easier and more beneficial for businesses.

Also, outsourcing work using remote work models can enable businesses to attract more talented and expert candidates from around the world. Remote work hiring reduces the need for expensive relocation packages and/or cross-border compliance practices and regulations.

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