The Future of Work.

Trello is now an app!

Trello is now an app!

🤔 Trello? We have an app for that! After hearing that Trello was commonly searched for on our Shared Browser, we decided to make it an app! Access the tool at lightning speed. Now, members can launch Trello directly from our App Gallery to review product sprints, launch schedules, and more without leaving RemoteHQ . Quickly share timelines in a medium where everyone has control. Teams can also leverage other apps, like Figma and Google Dr

Call into RemoteHQ Sessions!

Call into RemoteHQ Sessions!

📞 Dial into your next session Taking our first step towards mobile support, RemoteHQ now allows guests & users to dial into sessions. Our team recognizes that we’re constantly on the go. So, the next time that you’re headed out, bring RemoteHQ with you! Team members can access dial-in information in two ways: 1. Clicking ‘Invite Participants’ on the room sessions page. This will show the room URL, dial-in information, and guest availability. 2. Clicking the

Mastering Remote Leadership

Mastering Remote Leadership

Ryan Burke , former SVP at InVision , joined us on the Future of Work show to discuss remote leadership tactics. Ryan joined InVision in 2014 as the Head of Sales & Success when there were only 35 employees. Six years later he left as the SVP of International Sales for a company that grew to over 800 employees distributed across 20 countries worldwide. Now, he’s sharing his learnings with us. 👀Watch Here To dive right in, c

Leverage Microsoft Office in RemoteHQ!

Leverage Microsoft Office in RemoteHQ!

📣Open Microsoft Office in RemoteHQ Workspace members can now launch Microsoft Office directly from RemoteHQ’s App Gallery! Upload a Microsoft Word, Excel, or Powerpoint document directly into RemoteHQ for team reading. Quickly review together in a work area where everyone has accessibility. Teams can also leverage our other integrated apps like Trello , and Google Drive as we co

Opening The Talent Pool

Opening The Talent Pool

RemoteHQ welcomed Clay Kellogg to the Future of Work show to discuss opening the talent pool. Clay is the CEO of Terminal , a platform helping build elite remote engineering teams. Clay recognizes that talent is distributed equally, but highlights that opportunity is not. Terminal helps growing companies access global talent by making it easy to recruit and scale remote teams. 🎧Watch Here To dive right in, click below to watch t

The Magic of Referrals

The Magic of Referrals

RemoteHQ welcomed Vinayak Ranade to the Future of Work show to discuss referrals. Dialing in from Cambridge, Massachusetts where his 10-person company is based, Vinayak is the founder and CEO of Drafted , the network recruiting platform. Prior to Drafted, Vinayak served as the Director of Engineering at KAYAK (acq. by Priceline $2B), overseeing engineering and recruiting for all of KAYAK's mobile products.

Access Figma from Apps!

Access Figma from Apps!

🎨 Figma is now an app! We at RemoteHQ believe that simplifying is organizing. That’s why we’re continuing to integrate tools our users are sharing they repeatedly use through screenshare or shared browser. Next up, is Figma ! Now, members can open a Figma document to review together without leaving RemoteHQ. No more uploading files, emailing the link, or showcasing over screenshare. Quickly share files or specific boards without switching co

Google Drive is Now An App!

Google Drive is Now An App!

📣 Google Drive, We Have An App For That! After hearing from many users that they were logging into Google Drive from shared browser, we wanted to streamline & simplify that process! Now, members can access their  Google Drive directly from our App Gallery to load Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides so anyone can collaborate in it without leaving RemoteHQ . No need to worry about Google Drive sharing settings as we follow whatever was pre-determined by your team. For exa

Flexible Work and How To Get There

Flexible Work and How To Get There

RemoteHQ welcomed Luke Thomas to the Future of Work podcast to discuss flexible work. Dialing in from Portland, Maine where he has worked remotely for several years, Luke is the founder of Friday.app and was previously Head of Product at Crystal and Head of Growth at getAbstract. Self-described as a marketer with a love for building stuff, he chose to create a structured system in which remote and hybrid teams should internal

Work together and in private!

Work together and in private!

📣Announcing Private Rooms Within RemoteHQ’s workspace , team members can now create and engage in private rooms in addition to team rooms! With team rooms, it’s a truly shared space - everyone in the workspace can start and join sessions and can see the full session history. Private rooms introduce a way for groups within your workspace to collaborate behind “closed doors” as private rooms are only visible and accessible to t

Building Remotely

Building Remotely

On June 24, 2020 the RemoteHQ team welcomed Iwo Szapar to the Future of Work podcast. Dialing in from Hanoi, Vietnam, Iwo was even talking to us from the “future” as we discussed what best practices newly remote teams should instill, how to personally cope with the lack of serendipity as team members now dial in from their respective homes, why companies should empower their employees to work remotely moving forward, and more! 🎧Listen Here To dive right

Supporting Customer Service Through the Coronavirus Crisis

Supporting Customer Service Through the Coronavirus Crisis

On June 12, 2020 the RemoteHQ team welcomed Zach Bouzan- Kaloustian to our Future of Work podcast to discuss customer support during COVID-19 in addition to his experience working remotely before the dress shirt and pj pants was a trending look for all of us. 🎧 Listen Here To dive right in, click below to listen to the 20-minute podcast or view the longer interview o

Getting you ready for workspaces!

Getting you ready for workspaces!

Get excited! In just a couple weeks workspaces will be launched ⏰ To ensure this transition goes as smoothly as possible for all of our users, we want to ensure you know what to expect and how to prepare. Below you'll find a video of the setup process as well as a checklist for simple things you can do ahead of time to ensure your setup takes less than a minute. Join-Info Changes After you've created your workspace and transferred your rooms, the join info for your rooms will be different - s

Coming Soon: Workspaces - a better way to collaborate with your team!

Coming Soon: Workspaces - a better way to collaborate with your team!

The RemoteHQ team has been cooking up something new for you all! 📣Introducing Collaborative Workspaces In just a few weeks, Workspaces will be your team’s new home base for your rooms, sessions, and more. While trying out these new capabilities, our teams’ favorite parts were: Unique Meeting Rooms: No longer is there the need to come up with crazy unique meeting room names (bye-bye “DailyStandUp123”👋 ) because rooms are now tied to your company and workspace. Moving forward, the URL of mee

Watch YouTube Videos Together, Remotely!

Watch YouTube Videos Together, Remotely!

Have you noticed you can't really share videos over web conferencing? So did we. That's why we just released our native YouTube integration. What's new You can now share and watch any YouTube video together with your colleagues and friends in any RemoteHQ room. How it works Rick Astley approvesYou can access the YouTube app under the "Open Apps" button. Launch the app. How to access our YouTube appPaste any YouTube video URL into the the video URL field and hit enter (or click load video) to

Save Time & Increase Productivity with Apps that Persist Across Sessions

Save Time & Increase Productivity with Apps that Persist Across Sessions

You can now persist app content in your RemoteHQ room. By saving your team’s work between sessions, you can quickly pick up where you left off, leading to more productive meetings. What's new The following apps support persistence: * Notes * Whiteboard * YouTube How it works When you enable app persistence, the content from your last session will carry over to future sessions. For example, your team can make a list of action items in one session, and then assign an owner to each item in t

How Facetime Can Improve Developer Onboarding

How Facetime Can Improve Developer Onboarding

This is a guest post from our friends at Orbit. It touches on a topic we at RemoteHQ think is ripe for optimization - how to make the developer onboarding experience more collaborative. Orbit helps developer advocates and open source maintainers manage and grow their communities. The Orbit team is behind the Orbit Model , an alternative to the funnel that works better for community building. At Keen IO, our team ran a program cal

How to Screen Technical Candidates Online: 3 Best Practices for Remote Interviews

How to Screen Technical Candidates Online: 3 Best Practices for Remote Interviews

As the world takes shelter from COVID-19, remote work continues to gain traction. Now is the time to think about how you recruit your talent. Here are 3 best practices for conducting remote interviews online: * Adopt a digital mindset * Create a collaborative experience * Capture interview artifacts Adopting a digital mindset To successfully conduct an interview online, think outside

Getting a SaaS product off the ground: 5 corners you can’t afford to cut

Getting a SaaS product off the ground: 5 corners you can’t afford to cut

As a small start up, your mission is to get the product off the ground quickly. You must strike a balance between cutting the right corners, and creating an infrastructure that scales. We know, because we built RemoteHQ from the ground up with a technical staff of one (yours truly). Here are 5 elements you must get in place before ramping up your development team: * A programming language * Cloud-provider services * Your deployment pipeline * Observability * Flexibility Choose a progra

Conducting Remote Technical Interviews using RemoteHQ

Conducting Remote Technical Interviews using RemoteHQ

As more interviews are conducted remotely via video conference calls, the question of how to best conduct technical interviews remotely keeps coming up. What happens today When interviewing candidates, companies can run them through a range of technical questions - from singular technical questions to more collaborative pair programming tests. The most common method companies use to conduct this is via screen share - you ask candidates to go to a web-based IDE, and then share that IDE. For more

RemoteHQ integrates Miro to add richer visual collaboration

RemoteHQ integrates Miro to add richer visual collaboration

We at RemoteHQ are excited to offer Miro as a new app on our platform! Starting today, any RemoteHQ user can launch Miro in a tile within any RemoteHQ room. Visual collaboration is a big part of enhanced productivity for distributed teams. Having Miro as part of our app suite enables teams to launch a digital whiteboard within the RemoteHQ’s workspace. Product managers, engineers, designers