Death To The Office 06.01.21 🌴

A weekly newsletter helping you discover forward-thinking companies, modern jobs and other ideas from the future of work community.

By Luke @jakobsonio


Latest companies:

Krit

is a start-up turned app design and development studio working remotely in the US.

Key value:

Flexible hours - Everyone is different. As long as you can be available for team meetings and are able to communicate effectively with the team, work when you work best.

Open positions

Hiring for engineering and account manager roles.


Railsware

designs and develops awesome apps for web and mobile.

Key value:

Remote-friendly environment + flexible schedule.

Open positions

Hiring for engineering, design, content, product, customer support and bookkeeping roles.


Customer.io

is an automated messaging platform for tech-savvy marketers who want more control and flexibility to craft and send data-driven emails, push notifications, and SMS messages.

Key value:

As a globally distributed, remote-first company, Customer.io values synchronous and asynchronous work and know that occasionally turning off Slack notifications is a good thing! They have flexible working hours so team members can choose a schedule that works best for their lives, their health, and their families.

Open positions

Hiring for engineering and product roles.


Zapier

is a tool that helps you automate repetitive tasks between two or more apps—no code necessary.

Key value:

Freedom and flexibility. Spread across 17 time zones in 28 countries, they sign into Slack and open up their work tools on the schedule that fits their lives best. They communicate asynchronously, work autonomously, and take ownership of our work.

Open positions

Hiring for roles across every business unit.


Help Scout

is an all-in-one customer service platform that helps you balance everything your customers need to be happy.

Key value:

Remote-first for nearly a decade and have teammates in more than 80 cities worldwide. 

Open positions

Hiring for engineering, marketing, product and support roles.


This week’s best tweets and tabs

Companies Who Focus On Their Workers Will Win The War For Talent When Offices Reopen

Forbes

Smart, forward-thinking companies are in a stealth war for talent in this new post-pandemic return-to-work environment. The way in which they manage the great reset will either make them leaders in their space or fall by the wayside.

What Your Future Employees Want Most

HBR

The last year has forever changed the way employees view and approach work, but one thing holds true: Businesses that want to attract and retain the talent they need to move forward must understand the top priorities of their future workforce.

How tiny cabins with no Wi-Fi became the ultimate pandemic escape

Fast Company

Hotel upstart Getaway creates cabins nestled in nature for city dwellers. It has thrived during the pandemic, but will it continue to grow in the post-COVID world?

What it means to be an async-first CEO

9 in 10 people never want to work in an office again full-time

No more 9 - 5


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-Luke

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