Job van der Voort

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Job is the CEO and co-founder of Remote. Job previously worked as a neuroscientist before leaving academia to become the VP of Product at GitLab, the world’s largest all-remote company, where he hired talent in 67 different countries. Job is a sought-after presenter, speaking on topics related to scaling a remote-first startup, remote culture, and the future of work.

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  • Remote work is here to stay, and more companies are realizing that offering flexible remote work options will help them attract and retain an increasingly mobile workforce. We’ve been approached by a few multinational companies who are seeing high demand from their workforce to offer more flexible remote work options. This includes the ability to live and work abroad in countries where the company does not have a physical presence.

    23 July 2021
  • I’m not surprised. Demand for talent has never been higher and the last year has only accelerated changes to the workforce. Work is completely upside down and there is no script for this.

    23 July 2021