If leaders do not make their companies fit for a world where a remote and distributed way of work is far more prevalent, they risk becoming less competitive employers. A change in how we operate is needed, which goes beyond opening up the recruitment pool and advertising remote-friendly jobs. Let's explore what the solution is.
In our last post, we covered one of Remote Work's tricky "Gotcha Moments": having remote workers as independent contractors instead of employees can cause many problems. The fact that many distributed companies still do it doesn't make it right. The repercussions of doing so can be grave and damaging in financial, reputational, strategic and ethical ways.
Albeit a common practice when working with remote workers, hiring them as independent contractors can have financial, strategic, reputational and ethical repercussions.
So, hello! We’re Boundless, and we make it easy to employ anyone, anywhere! The last few years have seen a rise in both people working in remote locations, and tools/services helping them to do so. What was once a strategic decision to expand internationally, driven by market forces, and only available to companies at scale and with deep … Continue reading Why we started Boundless