12 essential tools for remote workers in 2018

12 essential tools for remote workers in 2018

If you are looking for tools to set your remote team on fire, then the tools listed here might help you. Let’s have a look at the tools that make you an excellent remote team to work with.

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Looking After Your Remote Team

Looking After Your Remote Team

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.

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Synchronous Communication and Your Remote Team

Synchronous Communication and Your Remote Team

In this article, we will take a look at the potential problems that may arise when using synchronous communication rather than asynchronous communication; the importance of asynchronous tools being in sync; and the benefits of synchronous communication for you, your remote team and even your clients.

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How Remote Teams are More Robust

Remote teams are more robust. By their very nature, they are a built-in fail-safe against problems that would bring a regular group to a standstill. Here are some issues that can be prevented if your teams go remote.

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How to Get your Remote Team on the Same Page

Great Expectations – How to Get your Remote Team on the Same Page

Making sure that everyone knows what is expected of them is management 101. It’s taught in all those slick ‘even an idiot like you can be a manager’ books, and in every training course on the subject. And yet, a surprising number of projects go awry because expectations weren’t set effectively. Here are some thoughts on getting your remote team all on the same page.

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3 Signs Your Remote Team is Overworked

3 Signs Your Remote Team is Overworked

It’s easy to observe your employees in person. Yet it can be difficult to know whether your remote employee is becoming overworked. The signs can be easy to miss when communication happens remotely. Here’s our guide to avoiding that.

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How To Measure Remote Team Happiness - A Key For Effective Work

How To Measure Remote Team Happiness – A Key For Effective Work

Fact: happy staff is more productive. It’s not that we’re monsters who only care about deadlines and deliverables, it’s just that the positive side effects of happiness are a gift we’d be foolish to turn down. So here’s our quick guide on how to measure happiness – and reap the rewards!

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3 Effective Tips for Managing Remote Workers

Many of us struggle and stumble after we’ve built our team of remote workers. We have a difficult time managing them. But it doesn’t need to be like that. These 3 tips will help!

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The Best Tools To Manage Remote Teams in 2018

The team at DistantJob is always trying and testing new additions to our virtual office. Our writers Angela and Ria have provided in-depth guides on the pros and cons of several tools. They cover each need that may arise when assembling a virtual office.  In this piece, you’ll be able to find the full set of winners.

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Body Language and remote managers

Body Language: Does It Matter To A Remote Manager?

Do you know if you’re sending the right message? At DistantJob we’ve assembled the best need to know nonverbal cues so you can communicate with confidence.

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