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Managing Remotely

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Remote work: working hours

  • Employees should feel that they work at home rather than live in the office.
  • Encourage employees to use their calendar software to establish breaks.
  • Employees should know when they are "on" and "off." It's unfair to expect a remote employee to address a problem at 9 p.m.
  • Don't drop email bombs. Friday at 6 p.m. is not the time to announce major changes.

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Defining roles for a remote work setting

Businesses can categorize employees:

  • Location-independent. Knowledge workers are not dependent on location and don't need to be in an office.
  • Location-frequent. These people spend half their time in an office and half remote. They need an in-pe...

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Location and paperwork in a remote setting

When an in-office worker moves to a remote role, it's very common for that worker to relocate. However, different states have different employment laws, and businesses are responsible for knowing and following these laws. Taxes are also not the same. Some cities require a percent...

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Equipping remote workers

Equipping remote workers

In-office employees that transition to remote work need to be equipped. Spending recommendations are:

  • A one-time stipend to purchase some office furniture and other miscellaneous work equipment.
  • Basic ergonomic training.
  • The same class of laptop or workstation they'd ge...

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Going all-in on remote work: benefits for businesses

Going all-in on remote work: benefits for businesses

Remote work can be costly or cost-saving, depending on how well-equipped you are to really support it.

  • When done right, assessing the appropriateness of remote work for all your employees and implementing the necessary changes will save money.
  • Savings will be primarily in overh...

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Meetings and scheduling in a remote setting

  • Make work calendars visible to all.
  • Create regularly scheduled team check-ins.
  • When a meeting includes in-office and remote workers, do not treat the remote workers as an afterthought. Using one microphone for many people in a conference room, all talking at once will ali...

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Changing the company culture

Corporate leadership must understand the need to make changes to the company culture that supports everyone.

  • Remote work means trusting employees and giving them more autonomy.
  • Trust does not mean ignorance. Leadership needs to establish clear goals and performance metrics that...

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Team building for remote companies

  • Bring your teams together once or twice a year.
  • Remote employees should check in with in-office people to keep up to date.
  • Encourage employees to connect in online conversations or hangouts.

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We are a group, not a team - something I never want to say about my colleagues.

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Argument against remote work

Argument against remote work

The argument is that while remote employees may be more personally productive, the team creativity and innovation suffer. People really need spontaneous interactions at the water cooler or break room or at happy hours to foster serendipity that drives innovation.

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