Managing Remote Teams

News and Articles About Managing Remote Teams

How to Manage Employee Trial Periods for a Virtual Team
Virtual Teams

How to Manage Employee Trial Periods for a Virtual Team

Introducing new team members into a virtual organization has its challenges so by creating a well-designed probationary period, you can ensure the fit is right -- for both the employee and the company.
David and Carrie McKeegan
Is a Virtual Company the Best Option for Your Business?
Virtual Office

Is a Virtual Company the Best Option for Your Business?

Having a team that's happy to turn on their computers every day -- regardless of distance -- is what makes going virtual one of the best decisions.
Chelsea Berler
Hard-Earned Lessons From Building a Remote Culture
Managing Remote Teams

Hard-Earned Lessons From Building a Remote Culture

While the benefits of working on a remote team can be tremendous, being successful requires radical commitment from your team's leadership.
Nick Francis
How Telecommuting Reduced Carbon Footprints at Dell, Aetna and Xerox
Telecommuting

How Telecommuting Reduced Carbon Footprints at Dell, Aetna and Xerox

The three companies report impressive environmental results from telecommuting programs they also tout for employee retention and recruiting.
Sara Sutton Fell
How You Can Take a Vacation Without Your Business Falling Apart
Managing Remote Teams

How You Can Take a Vacation Without Your Business Falling Apart

Here are five steps to ensure your vacation time will be one of relaxation, not stress.
David and Carrie McKeegan
7 Rules to Live by When Your Startup Hires Remote Tech Employees
Managing Remote Teams

7 Rules to Live by When Your Startup Hires Remote Tech Employees

Working outside the office is increasingly the norm, especially for technical workers, but a vibrant company culture is still possible and valuable.
Asha Saxena
4 Tips to Make Working Remotely Work for You
Remote workforce

4 Tips to Make Working Remotely Work for You

It's an exciting time when any coffee shop can be your office for the day.
John Meyer
5 Must-Ask Questions When Recruiting A Virtual Team
Recruiting

5 Must-Ask Questions When Recruiting A Virtual Team

Here are our approved 'asks' when interviewing for a virtual position.
David and Carrie McKeegan
Before You Purchase Software for Your Business, Consider These Do's and Don'ts
Software

Before You Purchase Software for Your Business, Consider These Do's and Don'ts

Choosing the right software for your business can be downright daunting but being cautious and putting in the effort on the front end will pay dividends in the long run.
David and Carrie McKeegan
Why This Startup Won't Let the Team Work From Home
Remote Workers

Why This Startup Won't Let the Team Work From Home

Remote workers have many advantages but one co-founder finds there is no substitute for the creative spark of everyone coming to work.
Randy Frisch
4 Effective Ways to Manage a Remote Team
Telecommuting

4 Effective Ways to Manage a Remote Team

Telecommuting has many benefits for both employers and employees, but also comes with some drawbacks that need to be dealt with.
Deborah Mitchell
How the Cost of an Office Needlessly Hurts Your Business
Office Tech

How the Cost of an Office Needlessly Hurts Your Business

Technology has already made the cost of a centralized workplace needless in many instances. Eventually, office overhead will be a competitive disadvantage.
Richard Lieberman
The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Distributed Workforce When Talent Is Scarce
Remote workforce

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Distributed Workforce When Talent Is Scarce

There is a world full of skilled people seeking jobs but hiring someone who will never come to the office is well outside the comfort zone of many employers.
Jeremy Johnson
Lessons Learned From 3 Companies That Have Long Embraced Remote Work
Telecommuting

Lessons Learned From 3 Companies That Have Long Embraced Remote Work

Hiring and managing a workforce without regard for geography poses unique challenges but the advantages are compelling.
Sara Sutton Fell