Category: Managing Remote Workers

Why Does Remote Work Sometimes Fail?

Remote work comes with several benefits, but occasionally employees and managers don’t adapt correctly to the new arrangement. To help you make the most of remote work, here are some of the top reasons it sometimes fails.

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Being Human and Building Rapport with Jennifer Kostel

In this episode of the StaffITRight podcast, we talk to our very own Jennifer Kostel. We go into detail on Jenn’s previous remote work experiences, how to avoid remote work burnout, the importance of owning your mistakes, and much more – listen and prepare to be blown away!

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What to do When Your Favorite Remote Tools Are Discontinued

Arguably, no other industry is as dependent on tools as remote work. So, when a tool your team uses gets discontinued, you’ll have to plan carefully. From picking the next tool to timing a migration, there are many variables to consider. Find out how to make the transition process least disruptive to your team’s work.

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How to Avoid Overwhelming Your Remote Worker

It can be easy to fall into the “out of sight, out of mind” trap, to overwhelm your remote worker with the sheer amount of workload you give them. To prevent them from becoming overwhelmed, keep reading to find out what can cause your team to feel this way and why, which signs to be on the lookout for, and how to keep your staff from getting that way in the first place.

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Hiring a Remote Manager

Remote roles have already expanded to include senior level and managerial positions. Last year a quarter of the remote jobs posted were for managerial roles. But if you use the same yardstick to hire a remote manager as another employee, you’ll fall short of the ideal candidate mark. Here’s what you need to know when hiring a remote manager.

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