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Remote work is the ‘new normal’ today, but not long ago, it was one of the most coveted perks. Not many professions and companies were able to offer remote to their employees. But after the outbreak of Covid-19, organizations were forced to migrate their operations to digital platforms for remote accessibility.
Though many companies today offer remote or hybrid working, there is still a possibility of returning to the office as we enter the endemic stage of the Covid-19 outbreak. If you want to continue working from home, your safest bet is to look for jobs in companies with permanent remote operations. We have prepared a list of top companies offering fully remote jobs.
Automattic is the company behind WordPress.com, WordPress VIP, Simplenote, Tumblr, WooCommerce, Longread, Happy Tools, Jetpack, Day One, Atavist, and more. They host and support all the WordPress.com websites and continuously develop services available to its users. Since its foundation in August 2005, they have raised $846 million in six funding rounds, with the last round of $288 million closed in February 2021. Later, a private stock buyback valued the company at $7.5 billion.
They have a team of 1,912 employees working remotely from 96 different countries. Scott Berkun wrote a book in 2013, The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work, talking about the company’s remote work culture. They have a Glassdoor rating of 4.6 out of 5 with a 92% approval rating for the company and an 89% approval rating for their leadership.
Close allows startups and small businesses to close more deals and make more sales. Their products help sales professionals increase sales through automated customer relationship management (CRM) solutions covering call, SMS, mail, and video. Close was founded in 2012 as an internal sales application for the company by the same name. After a great success and millions saved in revenue, it was released to the world in 2013.
They have been an entirely globally distributed company, with a team of 50+ working remotely. Their benefits package includes a coworking stipend to access perks while working remotely, like a home office, coworking space, coffee, etc. They have a Glassdoor rating of 4.8 out of 5, a 95% approval rating for the company, and a 94% approval rating for their leadership.
Doist is known to create productivity software. They are popularly known for Todoist, a productivity tool, and Twist, an online collaboration platform alternative to Slack. Doist is bootstrapped and independent and has remained profitable without raising venture capital funds.
The company was always fully remote, ever since it started in 2007. Today, their team of 93 represents 41 nationalities in 39 countries. They have a Glassdoor rating of 4.9 out of 5 with a 100% approval rating for the company and the leadership.
Zapier allows end-users to automate their workflow by integrating the web applications with action-based commands. They have 300 app partners and connect 3000+ apps. The company raised $1.4 million in 2012, but since then they have scaled to $140 million in APR and a $5 billion in valuation.
They maintain a public changelog of the steps they have taken to improve their hiring process and diversity within the firm. They have nearly 600 employees working remotely in 36 US states and 30 countries worldwide. They have a rating of 4.8 out of 5 on Glassdoor with a 96% approval rating for the company and a 99% approval rating for their leadership.
5) Modern Tribe
Modern Tribe is a digital agency that builds software for top private companies, government agencies, higher education institutions, and start-ups. Founded in 2006, they have been behind many projects such as The Events Calendar, Image Widgets, Event Tickets, GigPress, and large-scale WordPress deployments.
They manage a team of 75 members spread across 12 countries. Since their team is internationally distributed, they host an annual team meet. They have a Glassdoor rating of 4.8 out of 5 with a 92% approval rating for the company and a 100% leadership approval rating.
6) Student Loan Hero
Student Loan Hero helps student loan borrowers evaluate and find the best way to manage and repay their student debt. Their student loan dashboard, calculators, and repayment plan build the tools and knowledge they need to find out the best repayment options and calculate different repayment methods.
Their team works remotely and helps 200,000+ borrowers learn about 120+ federal and private repayment methods for managing $3.6 billion of student debt. They aim to help 44 million Americans manage their student loans, save money, and repay their debt faster, making intelligent financial choices regarding their student loans. They have a 5 out of 5 rating on Glassdoor with a 100% approval rating for the company and a 100% approval rating for the leadership, which is the highest we have seen.
10up is a web development and content management agency that helps clients develop excellent user experience strategies. Their clients include Microsoft, Adobe, ESPN, and Time. In 2017, they acquired Lift UX, a digital-product agency focusing on user experience design, WordPress websites, and second-screen apps.
Their team has been operating remotely since its foundation in 2011. Today, they are 250+ spread all over America and Europe. You can find information about each team member on their website. 10up has been rated 4.5 out of 5 on Glassdoor, with an 89% approval rating for the company and a 94% approval rating for its leadership.
Buffer helps build and grow their brand on social media by planning and scheduling content to drive meaningful engagement. They have a suite of products for publishing, engagement, team collaboration, and analytics catering to Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Instagram Stories. By the same name, their app was designed by a team of European experts in San Francisco in 2013.
In December 2015, they acquired Respondly, a social media customer service and brand monitoring tool, which they rebranded as Reply. They have more than 4.5 million registered users and generate over $16 million in annual revenue. By 2021, they had reached a team strength of 85 people working remotely from 15 different countries. They have a Glassdoor rating of 4.5 out of 5 with an 86% approval rating of the company and a 76% approval rating of their leadership.
Aha! is a software company selling software as a service (SaaS) Product Managers in the software, web, and technology companies develop product roadmaps. More than 5000 companies and 500,000 users trust their platform for portfolio management framework for product strategy, release management, requirements management, idea capture, and visual roadmaps.
Since its founding in 2013, Aha! has been a closely held private company. They don’t have any centralized headquarters. Therefore, their team works remotely. They have a Glassdoor rating of 4.6 out of 5 with a 92% approval rating for the company and a 93% approval rating for the leadership.
DuckDuckGo (abbreviated as DDG) is a search engine website that emphasizes user privacy and avoids the filter bubble of personalized results. To show results, they use various APIs of other websites. Additionally, they take the help of their partners and a web crawler, a bot that systematically browses the World Wide Web. DDG’s results are compiled from “over 400” sources, including Yahoo! Search BOOS, Bing, WolframAlpha, Yandex, and Wikipedia. They eliminate results from content mills, which publish 4,000 articles per day produced by paid freelance writers to be ranked higher in Google’s search index. They also filter pages with excessive advertisements.
Founded in 2008 in Paoli, Pennsylvania, the company’s name is a reference to a children’s game duck, duck, goose. Today they have a team of 165+ employees working remotely from 15 countries. Their rating on Glassdoor is 5 out of 5, with a 100% approval rating for the company and highly positive reviews.
11) Articulate Inc.
Articulate is a SaaS company that develops digital learning software, content, resources, and a community that provides online training courses. More than 115,000 organizations including 100 Fortune 100 companies, 20 top-ranked U.S. universities, and organizations from virtually every industry have created various online courses using their apps, Articulate 360 and Rise.com. As a human-centered organization, Articulate has built an industry-leading community of 122 million learners. They recently announced raising $1.5 billion on a $3.75 billion valuation.
Founded in 2002, they have an experience of two decades working fully remotely under their belt. Their team of nearly 500 works from anywhere they want. They also offer a comprehensive benefits package. They have a Glassdoor rating of 4.9 out of 5 with a 96% approval rating for the company and a 97% approval rating for their leadership.
Founded in 2015, NodeSource has been a remote-first company, with all of its employees working remotely. They have a Glassdoor rating of 4.5 out of 5 with a 90% approval rating of the company and a 100% approval rating of their leadership.
Working remotely has its benefits such as, you can work from the convenience of your home and be located anywhere in the world. If it is something that interests you, we recommend getting started on your job search and looking for your dream job. If you feel you need help, we would be happy to help you out.