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How to Help Your Employees Overcome Work-from-Home Challenges

Most of us have heard the old adage that a company is only as good as its people. And perhaps that has never been as true as it is today, when so many employees are working from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a manager, it’s relatively easy to gauge the morale, productivity levels and general attitude of your onsite employees when you’re able to see them face-to-face and work with them every day.

Performance Management in the COVID-19 Era

Most business owners, managers and supervisors have at least heard of the term “performance management,” but many people don’t have a complete understanding of the concept and how to best apply it in their own organizations. In this article, we’ll provide a definition of performance management, explain why it’s so important in the COVID-19 era, and show you how you can implement this process with your own employees.

Is Your Company Ready for a Fully Remote Workforce?

Covid-19 has encouraged many companies throughout the US and around the globe to allow their employees to work from home – that is, some of their employees. But those companies whose managers feel confident that their staff members will be just as hard working at home as they were in the office have truly embraced telecommuting; so much so, in fact that some have switched to a fully remote workforce.

What Cities/Countries Are Best for Telecommuting?

Are you considering allowing your employees to work from home during the pandemic? COVID-19 has forced many companies to allow their employees to telecommute. In fact, in many industries working from home has been absolutely vital in keeping businesses up and running during these challenging times.

How Tech Firms Are Leading the Way in Telecommuting in the Time of COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in countless ways. For many companies, that has included turning to telecommuting in order to keep businesses up and running in these challenging times. So maybe it will come as no surprise that it’s the tech industry that is leading the way in this work-from-home trend. Here are a few excellent examples of tech firms that have embraced telecommuting:

Telecommuting Fans and Haters: Who’s Right?

The recent COVID-19 pandemic is forcing a lot of companies to find a way to allow their employees to work from home. For many companies, allowing workers to telecommute is the only way to keep business going in these challenging times. And while staying in business may not be a controversial topic, telecommuting has been a topic of vigorous debate for years.

Professionals Who Have Been Telecommuting All Along

During the COVID-19 pandemic, people all over the US and throughout the world have been working from home – many of them for the first time. And that trend may continue long past the current crisis.

How Stress Impacts Telecommuter Productivity

The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged a great number of employers to allow their employees to telecommute, many of them for the first time. And while it may seem as though working from home would be more relaxing than working in an office environment, telecommuters are not immune from stress. In fact, you may be surprised to learn exactly how stress can be affecting your remote workers and, just as important, how that stress is impacting their productivity.

Why Some Employees Want to Keep Working from Home

The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in an unprecedented number of people working from home. In fact, many company owners and managers who would never have even considered allowing their employees to telecommute in the past found themselves embracing the idea – particularly when the only other option was to simply stop doing business until stay-at-home orders were lifted.

FAQs for Managers of Remote Workers

In this age of COVID-19, our everyday work environments are changing. More and more companies are now allowing employees to work from home. And while that may be the best way to allow many companies to conduct business, it’s not always an easy transition to make – particularly for the supervisors of those telecommuters. In fact, if you haven’t done so in the past, managing a remote team may seem like a daunting task.

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