In this episode of the StaffITRight podcast, we talk to Laurel Farrer. We cover a wide range of topics during our conversation, including good stand-ups and bad stand-ups, how to be a leader instead of a boss, how to figure out if the remote approach is working for your business and specific conversation scripts that you can use to make clear to your remote employees what are your expectations of their work.
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!
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.
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.
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.