Category Archives: Remote Work Environment

Working Remotely with Gen Z: Strategies Business Leaders Can Use to Manage and Mentor the Youngest Generation of Employees

Laura Spawn — February 6, 2020 Sometime between the advent of the hoverboard and the release of the iPhone 11, the first wave of true digital natives—better known as members of Generation Z (or “Gen Z” for short)—took their first steps into a workforce now trying to navigate the differences between five generations of workers. … Continue reading Working Remotely with Gen Z: Strategies Business Leaders Can Use to Manage and Mentor the Youngest Generation of Employees

3 Strategies for Demonstrating Remote Work Accountability to Managers

Laura Spawn — December 17, 2019 Follow @virtualvocation Remote work has solidified its place in the modern workforce, but one of the biggest lingering concerns is accountability. How do managers effectively supervise their remote workers? And how can you, as a remote professional, show your supervisors that you are accomplishing daily tasks without feeling micromanaged? … Continue reading 3 Strategies for Demonstrating Remote Work Accountability to Managers

Trustworthy Remote Workers Exist — You’re Looking in the Wrong Places

Renzo Costarella — November 15, 2019 Working remotely is no longer a pipe dream and it isn’t a poor career path. It’s actually a reality for millions of business owners and workers. At my company, all of my employees work remotely. Meanwhile it’s been found that the typical remote employee is a 40-something college graduate … Continue reading Trustworthy Remote Workers Exist — You’re Looking in the Wrong Places

Tools for Introducing a Remote Working Policy

Holger Reisinger — November 7, 2019 Follow @ReisingerHolger In several of my past articles, I’ve discussed the productivity and retention benefits of allowing remote work in your organization. While 50 percent of knowledge workers say they are not allowed to work from home, I believe the trend is quickly evolving. LinkedIn’s 2019 Talent Trends report … Continue reading Tools for Introducing a Remote Working Policy

These 8 Benefits are the Key to Remote Worker Retention

John Rampton — November 4, 2019 Between email, live chat, video, online, and document sharing via the cloud, working from home is a reality for a majority of employees. In fact, the 2017 “State of Remote Work” report found 52 percent of employees work remotely at least once per week. For employees, working remotely helps … Continue reading These 8 Benefits are the Key to Remote Worker Retention

Thinking of Allowing More Remote Work? Here’s Why You Should Do It

Max Palmer — October 4, 2019 A hot topic among company executives has been remote work. Should employees be allowed to work from home or other places around the globe? If so, how frequently? How will they log hours, and how will their output be measured? Like most things, the answer depends. It depends on … Continue reading Thinking of Allowing More Remote Work? Here’s Why You Should Do It