The top 10 remote companies to work for in 2019

Benefits mean different things for people based on their individual situation. From the hundreds of jobs that have been listed on Saner Jobs , we've picked out 11 companies that offer a well rounded benefits package that cater to different needs of their employees. They've received the highest work-life balance score so you can be sure that if you apply, you'll be taken care of. We've also added links to their current open roles so definitely check them out!

1. Hotjar

Hotjar is a behaviour analytics tool that allows teams to understand their users and make impactful changes based on their website interactions. They've been a fully distributed team since it was founded. They often write about how they work as a team and give guidance to other companies on how to create a strong culture with all their employees across the world. If you want to read some tips from Hotjar employees on how to be more effective as a remote worker, click here.

Hotjar's employee benefits are:

  • €4,000 home office budget
  • €200/month working space allowance
  • €200/month wellbeing allowance
  • €1,000/year personal development budget
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave

Work-life balance score: 74%

Hotjar's open roles:

Content Writer based in Europe

Technical Recruiter based in Europe

2. Aula

Aula is a social learning platform that makes it easy for professors and teachers to engage their students whether they're in class or not! They're dedicated to transparency on their inner workings and created The Aula Brain which is a detailed documentation on everything from what they do to their operations and their benefits.

Aula's employee benefits are:

  • Healthcare
  • Flexible working
  • Reading/education allowance
  • Parental leave
  • Self-care allowance

Work-life balance score: 78%

Aula's Open roles:

US Head of Marketing based in United States

Senior Full-stack JavaScript Engineer based in EMEA

3. Status.im

Status is a messenger, crypto wallet, and Web3 browser built with blockchain technology. They're a fully distributed team and have an interesting take on their employee benefits package where they focus on providing a good salary and allowing people to choose where they want to spend their money for their wellness.

We don’t offer traditional benefits like medical/dental insurance - we’d rather pay you well and give you the freedom to select your own benefits, on your terms

Status' employee benefits are:

  • €250 co-working space allowance
  • Open vacation policy
  • Conference/education budget
  • Headspace subscription

Work-life balance score: 63%

Status' open roles:

Technical Copywriter based Worldwide

Technical Recruiter based Worldwide

Marketing Manager - Keycard based Worldwide

Protocol Engineer based Worldwide

4. Stuart

Stuart is an on-demand logistics platform that connects businesses and customers with couriers to offer scheduled or same-day deliveries within cities. They have offices based in France, Spain and the UK but most of their dev team work remotely. Their benefit package is well rounded and they put a focus on providing a good salary to their employees.

Stuart's employee benefits are:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Gym membership
  • Private health insurance
  • Employee training

Work-life balance score: 78%

Stuart's open roles:

Frontend Engineer based Worldwide

5. Buffer

Buffer is a tool allowing marketers and content creators to schedule and publish posts for each social channel they manage all in one place. Their company value of 100% transparency has made them stand out from their competitors where they often post about the ups and downs of their inner workings. This gives a great insight for potential new employees about what they can expect if they join Buffer.

Buffer's employee benefits are:

  • Health insurance
  • Home office budget
  • Co working budget
  • Education budget
  • Open vacation policy
  • 401k / retirement plan
  • Parental leave

Work-life balance score: 74%

Buffer's open roles:

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6. Physera

Physera offers a platform to connect physical therapists to the people that need affordable care - all accessed through your phone. They focus a lot on the quality of the therapists so they hire therapists just as they hire for marketing or design. With this level of care they have for their customers, they also have the same level of care for their employees as they offer a solid foundation of benefits.

Physera's employee benefits are:

  • Health insurance
  • 401k / retirement plan
  • Parental leave
  • Flexible working

Work-life balance score: 74%

Physera's open roles:

Physical Therapist based Worldwide

Data Scientist based Worldwide

Full-Stack Software Engineer based Worldwide

7. Sky Verge

Sky Verge are experts in eCommerce, building free and paid extensions for WooCommerce store owners and offering a marketing automation tool to drive revenue with automated lifecycle emails. They really do a lot to educate the merchants on Shopify, WooCommerce and others to support the small business growth. The same level of customer support is also reflected with their employees in the way Sky Verge supports their work-life balance with the benefits.

Sky Verge's employee benefits are:

  • Health insurance
  • 401k / retirement plan
  • Flexible working
  • Education budget
  • Parental leave
  • Home office or co working allowance

Work-life balance score: 82%

Sky Verge's open roles:

WordPress Engineer based Worldwide

8. Help Scout

Help Scout is an all-in-one platform to help companies convert, support and delight their customers with multi-channel support, targeted messages and customer tracking. They make it clear that they're proud of the high quality product they offer but also make a point to highlight the importance of their team and culture. They're a fully distributed team so you can be sure they know how to handle communication really well!

While growth is important, team and values are paramount.

Help Scout's employee benefits are:

  • Health insurance
  • Parental leave
  • 401k / retirement plan
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Education budget

Work-life balance score: 78%

Help Scout's open roles:

Director of Product Marketing based Worldwide

Growth Product Lead based Worldwide

Product Specialist based Worldwide

Java Engineer based Worldwide

9. Paddle

Paddle unifies payments, subscription and billing management, manual invoicing, sales tax and financial compliance, fraud, and more with an all-in-one SaaS commerce platform. Their values are clearly stated on their website and you can really see it ingrained though their product and their benefits package. They definitely tick a lot more boxes than many other companies when it comes to what benefits their offer.

Paddle's employee benefits are:

  • Health insurance
  • Flexible working
  • Gym membership
  • 401k / retirement plan
  • Parental leave
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Education budget

Work-life balance score: 78%

Paddle's open roles:

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10. Aptible

Aptible offers their customers a service to improve their security management through automation and integrations for security programs. They're a full distributed team and take the time to explain how they work together and support the work and development of their team. Like Physera, they offer a solid foundation of benefits for the wellness of their employees.

Aptible's employee benefits are:

  • Flexible working
  • Health insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Unlimited vacation policy

Work-life balance score: 78%

Aptible's open roles:

Account Executive based Worldwide

Senior Software Engineer based Worldwide