The Best Ways to Manage Remote Teams
43 percent of Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely last year. This means businesses have to find ways to manage remote teams. Learn how in this article.
A recent study found that “43 percent of Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely last year.” And this same study also discovered that 68% of millennial job seekers said a remote work option would make them more likely to choose a job.
These numbers show how we are moving to an increasingly remote workforce. This means businesses must find ways to manage their teams from anywhere.
Choosing to manage them the same way you manage in-office employees is a mistake and not having a process in place can set you up for failure.
So if you have remote employees listen up! Virtual PBX discusses how to manage remote teams on their blog.
Who Should Read This Article
Anyone who has a remote team or is thinking about adding one needs to check out this article.
What You Will Learn
This article walks you through the things to remember when it comes to remote work and then things to avoid. These include:
- Get to know each other.
- Set up regular interactions.
- Close the distance with technology.
- Don't change standards.
- Don't force communications.
- Don't ignore contributions.
Managing any teams isn't easy and remote ones are no different. The best way to manage is to have the right tools in place and to consider your team as individuals and as a whole.