remote employment

Remote Employment: How to Know if an Employer Is Trustworthy

Once you start working remotely, you’ll probably never want to work from an office again. In fact, studies have shown that 65% of respondents who have switched to remote work want to become full-time remote employees post-pandemic. Why wouldn’t they? With fewer distractions and more flexibility, more and more workers are discovering the benefits of remote work. However, many are …

remote hiring 101: asking about previous experience

Remote Hiring 101: Asking About Previous Experience

Remote work is not just a trend – it’s here to stay – so it’s time to develop your remote hiring skills and get the best workers available. With 99% percent of workers claiming they would like to work remotely at least part of the time, there’s no denying the advantages of having a diverse team and a wider talent …

how to use backlinks and build a great remote SEO team

How to Use Backlinks & Build a Great Remote SEO Team

If you have an online business, you must’ve thought about ways to drive traffic to your website. Social media and paid advertising are popular ways to do that, however, the majority of online traffic is driven by search engines. In fact, 68% of online experiences begin with a search engine – which is why it’s time to focus on search …

how to test remote candidates & hire only the best remote workers

How to Test Remote Candidates & Hire Only the Best Remote Workers

When hiring remotely, it’s not always easy to determine whether the candidate is right for you. While your talent pool is much larger, so is the number of applicants – and it’s not easy to assess their skills by simply going through their CVs and having a short interview. In fact, 30% of workers admitted to lying on their resumes. …

How Much Should You Pay Remote Workers in Eastern Europe – The Complete Guide

Here at JobRack, we make the process of finding a great employee simple. However, many business owners come to us with one important question: How much should I pay my remote workers? This guide is to help you decide on a fair and competitive salary. Cost of Living Eastern Europe is an extremely attractive option for outsourcing for many reasons …

Developing an App With An Eastern European Team: What Are the Costs?

Did you know that people spend 90% of their phone time on mobile apps? When Apple launched the App Store in 2008, around 500 initial apps forever changed the way users lived their daily lives. By the end of the year, there were more than 100,000 downloads. Today, there are around 1.8 million apps available for iOS users and 2.5 …

great holiday gifts for your remote team

Great Holiday Gifts for Your Remote Team

With such a challenging year behind us, the holidays are the perfect time to surprise your remote workers with thoughtful holiday gifts! We know what you’re thinking – isn’t giving gifts reserved for those who work in an office? Not really.  Having a remote team means that you need to make an extra effort to bond with your team, and …

guide for onboarding virtual assistants

A Simple Guide for Onboarding Your New Virtual Assistant

From scheduling meetings to managing social media, there are dozens of tasks your virtual assistant can take on to relieve some of your stress. Hiring a VA means you won’t have to waste time on administration and will be able to focus on what’s important – searching for clients and expanding your business. All you have to do is find …

virtual holiday party

Virtual Holiday Parties for Remote Teams – Here’s How to Throw Your Own

The holidays are nearly here, and there is no better way to share holiday cheer with your employees than to throw a virtual holiday party! Having a virtual water cooler and regular video calls with your team is a great way to increase the productivity and motivation of your remote workers, but when it comes to that special time of …

what is a virtual water cooler

What Is a Virtual Water Cooler – and Do You Really Need One?

Sometimes, remote workers can be perceived as loners who avoid socializing with their co-workers and prefer getting the job done. Of course, that’s not the case. In fact, studies have shown that loneliness is one of the major issues remote workers have to face. It’s not always easy to develop a good working atmosphere when your co-workers are scattered around …