Creating a Remote Culture with Sara Sutton

Creating a Remote Culture with Sara Sutton

Whether you need to hire remote employees for your business or find your next freelance gig, our guest today can help. Sara Sutton is the CEO of FlexJobs, one of the world's largest remote job websites. In today's episode, Nick and Sara discuss how to promote culture as a fully-remote company, why the COVID crisis is an opportunity to rethink many of our core systems, and some tips and tricks for remote hiring from the perspective of both the employer and employee.

FlexJobs has won multiple awards for culture in the workplace, and you'll see why in this episode as Sara dives into the tools and methodologies she uses to keep workplace culture alive—even at a fully-remote company. From happy hours to baby showers to visual office plans, she uncovers how FlexJobs has built a remote office that gives their employees the best of both worlds.

This episode was recorded earlier in the summer of 2020.

Sara Sutton

Sara Sutton

Entrepreneur, CEO & Founder

Sara Sutton is an entrepreneur with a passion for helping people find jobs that make their lives better. She is the Founder and CEO of FlexJobs, a pioneering job service that helps people find flexible work options to fit their modern-day lives, and she recently launched Remote.co as a resource for organizations and workers to learn and share remote work best practices. She was named as a Young GLobal Leader in 2014 by the World Economic Forum and also served on the community's Advisory Group.

Leverage is an on-demand outsourcing platform that helps business owners and entrepreneurs scale without the pain, cost, and risk of hiring. With a team of vetted experts spanning across all areas of marketing and growth, we serve as an agile extension to your team—allowing you to get more done in less time.

The goal of the Leverage Podcast is simple: to learn from the best and discover how we can all be more productive, build a more fruitful business, and live a better life.

Leverage’s Founder and CEO, Nick Sonnenberg, is the host of the Leverage Podcast. With a background in data science, high-frequency algorithmic trading and business efficiency consulting, Nick has an innovative mind and is obsessed with learning from the people around him. Join him each week as he interviews fellow entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and leading experts to discuss everything from marketing secrets to new technologies to life as an entrepreneur.