Basecamp makes it much easier to manage the tasks your remote team is doing in a clean UI so that you get a good view of what is happening in the organizing. Amazing product!
One of the more complex apps for managing projects, a good one for keeping your team updated about the activity on each project/task.
As a remote designer, this is a must have. I'm always contactable and available. Super easy way to also have quick calls and communicate with other team members on different teams.
I'm a part of a ton of Slack communities but I'm active in only a handful.
Slack works to its fullest only when it is implemented in a team and everyone's supposed to use it for communication. Slack could/should improve on making the communities on it better by adding relevant features.
- Zoom is by far the best video conferencing product on the market right now. They operate off a freemium model, with bigger teams and more video time requiring you to upgrade to paid versions (which again, are totally worth it). I'd highly recommend remote teams connect over Zoom at least once a week to touch base. It's the second best thing to being in person!
- Collaborative hiring is imperative, especially when you are looking to hire remotely. With Recruitee, you can get the whole team involved, regardless of their geographical location! I work remotely with them, actually, and can vouch for the platform doing a great job bringing teams together.