One of the aspects of telecommuting that I didn’t think of when we first started was the increase in quality hires I was able to make.
Forty-one percent of remote workers in one study said they felt their colleagues talked about them behind their backs. How do you keep these people happy?
It seems logical that if employees don’t work in the same office, “cultural fit” will require less attention. That couldn’t be less true.
Traditional employees can be replaced more and more by freelancers who live and work remotely.
As a manager, understanding how to lead a remote team and doing so effectively will likely be critical to your future career potential.
Internet access is transforming how companies recruit talent and how tolerant employees are of commutes. The right tools make everyone happier.
Remote employees offer a slew of advantages, but smoothly integrating them requires rethinking operations a bit.