The best medium-size companies for remote employees

Companies in this ranking have a global employee base of 50 to 249 people.

The best small companies for remote workers

Companies in this ranking have a global employee base of 25 to 49 people.

Eligibility and methodology details

There was no fee to apply for recognition in Quartz’s ranking of the Best Companies for Remote Workers.

To be eligible, organizations were required to have at least 25 full-time permanent employees who qualify as remote workers; at employers with more than 100 permanent full-time employees, at least 25% of the workforce must be remote. Temporary or seasonal employees, per diem, independent contractors (1099), interns, and consultants were not counted as full- or part-time permanent employees and were not included in the evaluation process.

A remote worker was defined as someone who performs at least 75% of their job in a location that is neither affiliated with nor fully furnished by their employer.

Eligible companies agreed to submit an employer questionnaire about their policies and practices, worth about 25% of each company’s overall score. They also agreed to let our independent research partner, the Best Companies Group, survey their remote staff, with employee sentiment counting for about 75% of the total score.

Respondents to the employee survey evaluated an in-depth series of statements using a five-point scale ranging from “Agree Strongly” to “Disagree Strongly.” The survey also included demographic and open-ended questions.

To be included in our ranking, companies had to receive at least 80% positive responses to the employee survey across eight categories: leadership and planning, corporate culture and communication, role satisfaction, work environment, relationship with supervisor, training and development, pay and benefits, and overall engagement.

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