3 Virtual Team Building Activities to Help Improve Remote Worker Engagement

Today’s post is brought to you by my friends at SocialMonsters.org As an increasing number of workers are working from home on their smartphones, many companies are experiencing the challenges of trying to run a virtual workplace. As the number of Americans who work at least some hours from home has grown from 39 percent …

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How to Create “Water Cooler” Moments for Remote Employees

Today’s post is written by Jessica Globle, a Media Relations Specialist at Walker Sands Communications. I recently did a webinar for BLR and talked about remote workers. Managers that are not used to working with remote workers would do well do heed Jessica’s tips. The isolation of remote workers is real and managers can head off …

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How to Effectively Onboard a Team of Remote Workers

Today’s guest post is written by Jen McKenzie, a freelance writer based in New York.  Onboarding is the formal process of introducing your new employees to your company. Everything from your corporate work policies to the culture of the company may be reviewed during this process. It also usually includes on-the-job training. As you can see, …

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The Remote Revolution: Solutions to Empower Next-Gen Workers

Today’s post is from my friends at SocialMonster.org. Remote working is on the rise. In fact, large enterprises like IBM are now expanding their remote-work program, even as more startups embrace a remote-first foundation, Quartz reports. The shift is no surprise — not only are companies looking to boost productivity by reducing the need for …

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Tips for Creating and Implementing a Remote Work Policy

Today’s post is brought to you by my friends at SocialMonsters.org.  With the technology and connectivity innovations of the past decade, many jobs can now be done from anywhere. In-person meetings and communication remain fundamental to most projects, but that shouldn’t prevent companies from allowing employees to work from home. The benefits are numerous. In …

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Unobtrusive Ways to Keep Tabs on Remote Employees

Today’s post is provided by my friends at SocialMonsters.ogr Up to 90 percent of the U.S. workforce says they would like to telework at least part of the time, according to research compiled by GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com. Meanwhile, Fortune 1000 companies around the world are rapidly adjusting their business model around mobile employees. Remote employees are good …

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5 Ways to Increase the Accountability of Your Remote Workers

Today’s post is brought to you by my friends at SocialMonsters.org. According to Gallup research, telecommuting in the United States rose to 37 percent as the average worker telecommutes two days per month. Most managers also reported that their telecommuters were just as productive as other employees. But just because remote workers are now the …

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Strategies to Help You Manage Remote Workers

Today’s post is brought to you by my friends at SocialMonsters.org Numerous studies have shown that remote workers are more productive, more efficient and less stressed than people who work in a more traditional office setting. Remote workers do not have to deal with typical office distractions like impromptu meetings, gossiping or loud co-workers. While …

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