Hiring journey

As a global and remote team, our interview process is less traditional. We prefer to get creative and have fun, which means ditching resumes and cover letters. And it works! Over the years, we’ve received amazing applications and hired talented people from around the world.

Here’s what you can expect when applying to The Remote Company.

1. Apply

Create a MailerLite newsletter that shows YOU!

2. Task

Show your skills by completing a task

3. HR interview

Tell us about you and ask questions via video chat

4. Lead Interview

Talk with your future team lead in a 1:1 video meeting

5. Final decision

We'll inform you what we decide. You might accept an offer!

While this process is how we hire new team members 90% of the time, our approach can slightly differ from time to time. We’ll always make sure to clearly inform you about the next steps and expectations.

Round 1. Apply

For nearly all positions we ask you to create a newsletter using MailerLite—the email marketing solution that is part of The Remote Company.

By creating a newsletter, you get to use one of our core products, while showing off your creativity, attention to detail or any other skills needed for the position.

What to expect:

  • You’ll receive a notification once we’ve received your application

  • We normally review applications within a week. Please send us a quick email if we take longer

  • You’ll always get an update, whether you’re through to the next round or not

Round 2. Task

If your newsletter impresses us, we’ll let you know that you’ve made it through to the next round. The second phase includes completing an online task related to the role, though in some cases we’ll move directly to the interviews.

What to expect:

  • We don’t have a defined format for tasks. They’re uniquely created for each position

  • Each task will have its own completion deadline

  • The team leader(s) will check and evaluate your task

Round 3. HR interview

If we like your work, you’ll be invited for a chat with our hiring team (chances are, it's with Izabella).

This interview is meant for both parties to get to know each other better. Prepare any questions you may have about our company values, remote culture, and the job itself.

Some interviews might be recorded. We’ll always ask for your consent beforehand.

What to expect:

  • We’ll confirm that you have all the technical skills needed for the job

  • We’ll assess whether our company values are aligned with your personal values

  • If we decide not to move forward with you, we’ll do our best to provide a brief explanation of what led us to this decision

Round 4. Team Lead interview

If our hiring team thinks you’d be a good fit for the role, you’ll have a second interview. You’ll talk to the team leader or manager to discuss your role, tasks, and skills in more detail.

What to expect:

  • If we decide not to move forward with you, we’ll do our best to provide a brief explanation of what led us to this decision

Round 5. Final decision

If we’re a match for each other, we’ll happily make you an offer via email. 

We value each application, yet it’s not always possible to give detailed feedback if you do not receive an offer. We will always make an effort to provide constructive feedback that you can use for future job applications.

What to expect:

  • If you’re the one, we’ll send you an offer

  • If you’re not the one (this time), we’ll inform you and everyone else who is still in the running

  • We close the position

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