With many organisations seeking to bring many digital jobs under a remote-working arrangement, talent strategy is in for a significant transformation.

To source talent for jobs that can be handled “working from anywhere”, some companies are turning to tier-2 or tier-3 cities, even small towns, as hiring from geographies can reduce salary spends.

It is a win-win situation as the hires do not have to relocate on account of work.

TO THE NEW, a digital tech company would soon recruit 400 people, and many of them could work remotely. “A stable broadband and a 4G connection on mobile for backup are among the main hiring criteria,” says Satya Sharma, CHRO and co-founder, TO THE NEW.

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