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11 Essential Tips for Managing Remote Employees

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Are you prepared to manage remote employees? You may be excited to take on your first remote team members– maybe an existing employee is going remote– but are you familiar with the challenges that come with it? According to Matthew Hollingsworth, the Director of Operations at We Work Remotely, remote work is the future: “Now […]

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31 Questions to Ask Remote Employees to Better Support Them

Questions to Ask Remote Employees

Remote management is the same as managing people in an office with you, right? Not quite. According to Buffer’s State of Remote Work report, remote employees face many unique challenges: As a manager, it can be hard to understand what your remote workers are going through, especially if you’ve never worked remotely. This can make […]

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How to Build Rapport with Your Remote Team Members

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Could remote work become the norm? That might sound crazy, but the data says otherwise. A 2018 report by Global Workplace Analytics found that the remote workforce “has grown by 140% since 2005.” That’s almost 10x faster growth than the rest of the U.S. workforce. And a study by social media tool Buffer found that […]

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The 5 Major Pitfalls of Managing a Partially Remote Team

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More and more companies are embracing remote workers. As this happens the challenge becomes: how do you manage a remote team? And what do you do when half your team is with you in your office, and the other half are remote employees? For many managers, this is the new reality they must deal with. […]

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5 Common Mistakes Managers Make with Remote Workers

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While some companies like Yahoo and Reddit have banned remote work, many other companies are embracing having remote workers due to a variety of benefits. Unfortunately, as this becomes more common, it also presents a series of challenges, especially for managers. Managing remote workers is not the same as managing someone who is in the […]

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One on One Meetings: The Only Guide Managers Need [Free Template]

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One on one meetings, 1:1s, 1 2 1s, one on ones, 1 on 1s, check-ins. Whatever you call them, they’re one of the most powerful tools you have as a manager. Many managers have one on one meetings with their teams, but too often, they waste them. Status updates, awkward silences, and frequent cancellations are […]

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How to Become a Manager: A Guide for Aspiring Leaders

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Ever thought about becoming a manager? Want to know what it takes and how to move up from your individual contributor role? Becoming a manager opens a whole new world of opportunity. With the right mindset and skills, you’ll find it is interesting, challenging, and rewarding. It also comes with new responsibility and usually higher […]

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