Renee Soulliard August 12, 2020 For the past few months, non-essential workers (i.e. those who aren’t supplying food, medical supplies, utilities, transporation, etc.) have been displaced from their offices and thrust into a new work-from-home environment. As the coronavirus crisis disrupted all aspects of society, many companies found themselves inadequately prepared to handle the abrupt … Continue reading Remote Work and the Role it Plays in Business Continuity
Vinod Janapala July 15, 2020 About 2.7 billion professionals or 80% of the global workforce is made up of the deskless workforce. If employers are ignoring their deskless workers, then they need to be ready to battle massive losses in productivity share and additional costs incurred when having to replace disengaged workers who jump ship. … Continue reading 3 Solutions to Effectively Engage Your Deskless Workers
Kellie Wong — June 1, 2020 Did you know 19 percent of remote employees report loneliness as their biggest challenge? Other challenges for remote employees include unplugging after work (22 percent) and feeling disconnected (over 50 percent). It’s important for organizations to build team spirit and connection with their remote workforce, especially during times of … Continue reading How to Make Remote Employees Feel Included
Ellen Huxtable — May 23, 2020 Welcome to the world of managing remote employees. Even if you had an occasional remote employee, you might never have expected our current reality. As a manager in a traditional workplace, you developed a personal management style, and got the job done. Your staff knew what to expect, … Continue reading Managing Remote Employees: Are You Set for Success?
Vartika Kashyap — May 14, 2020 A few years ago, if somebody had told you that nearly 4.7 million U.S. workers, or 3.4% of the population, would be working remotely by 2020, you would have wondered if the guy is on high or what. It could also be that you read this statistical forecast somewhere … Continue reading The 6 Biggest Problems of Remote Work That We Need to Talk About
Kellie Wong — May 13, 2020 In many ways, managing remote employees is just like on-site management. Your job is to nurture, guide, and support your employees – and if you do your job right, both the organization and the people on your team will grow. However, while you don’t need to reinvent the wheel, … Continue reading How to Manage Remote Employees
Laura Krajewski — May 3, 2020 Some days I hit about 4 p.m. and realize I haven’t really talked to anyone all day. Sure, I’ve sent a couple Slack messages and responded to emails. But, when you’re working from home, real human interaction can be hard to find. Especially in our COVID-19 reality, there are … Continue reading Boosting Morale for your Work at Home Call Center: 4 Ways to Reinforce Engagement and Connection with your Remote Team