When the subject of remote working comes up, most people immediately think about the employee side of things. After all, doesn’t the employee benefit the most from this setup? Well, not necessarily. There are actually plenty of employer-side benefits to maintaining a remote workforce. (more…)
Leading people who all work in the same location is one thing, but leading people who all work in different locations is another matter entirely. The difficulties that exist in terms of coordinating them, planning tasks and projects and tracking productivity are rife, but there are a number of techniques and best practices that can be used to make life easier and ensure that the quality and efficiency of work being completed does not decrease.
Although it can never be said that it is easy to lead a team when everyone works in one office, it is much simpler than managing remote teams, either working from home or in another branch of the company’s offices. As a leader, the challenges of ensuring that work-rates and results stay high in addition to the team members remaining engaged and enthusiastic about their roles within the organisation can be difficult to conquer.
As hard as it can be to lead or manage a remote team, it is possible to do it successfully. With this in mind, here are some best practices to adopt in order to get the most out of your remote team. (more…)
Tired of the long commute? Dealing with coworkers? Having to wake up extremely early, get dressed up and head to the office earlier than usual to beat traffic? Working from home might just be your best fit! Thanks to the internet bringing the entire world closer together, there are countless opportunities available for those that would like to work remotely. Let`s take a look at some of the best types of businesses that you can do from the comfort of your home, along with some tips for staying productive and succeeding.