Remote Workers just spend the day in their PJ’s watching TV, right? Well no, but even if they do procrastinate, that might not be a bad thing.
Author: Sarah Dixon
If you have voice and email, you’ve got it covered, right? Wrong. If you try and manage a remote team that way, you’ll be missing out on all the nonverbal cues that help understanding. It’s like flying blind. When you’re talking to someone on your team, or they’re talking to each other, expression and gestures are important. As you can’t get everyone in a room together, video conferencing is the next best option. Here’s our pick of the best.
Not long ago there was a rash of articles which claimed that remote workers were unhappy, if not downright paranoid. So here’s the good news: not one of the problems identified is actually a problem with remote working. They’re signs that not all managers are doing the best job at looking after their remote team. Don’t believe us? Here’s the breakdown.
We’ve recently talked about what questions you should ask in a remote interview, which includes questions about some of the critical skills that a remote worker needs. But if this is your first venture into the remote economy, how are you going to know that they are giving you the answers you need? Worry no more, we’re going to talk about that now!