Zapier is a US based apps development company which is making headlines these days after it started offering $10,000 to its employees to help them move out of the Bay Area to Hawaii. Zapier makes software that integrate with famous apps and services from Facebook, Google and Microsoft.
According to Zapier’s CEO Wade Foster, the company has seen a massive influx of applications since it started offering what it calls the “De Location Package”.
Zapier is a dream-come-true company. All of its 85 employees work remotely. The company is insanely flexible when it comes to the working environments and culture. Every employee is given a MiFi device. This approach has let the company hire the very best talent from around the world. Last year, it ended up saving over $2 million just by avoiding costly Silicon Valley office rents.
Wade Foster thinks that a flexible lifestyle suits the employees of Zapier and their families. He thinks that Silicon Valley has become “unsuitable” for many people.
Darius Monsef is the …read more