Bridge Over Troubled Water…
Effective relationship management is at the core of everything successful businesses do. If a company can establish a great working relationship with its employees, the result is more productivity, greater employee retention, and a winning culture where everyone is in lockstep and focused on accomplishing the goals of the business.
Gone are the days when employees were supposed to deliver their duties at their workplace without expecting anything more than remuneration in return. Today, a lot more than simple labor commitment is expected from an employee. They need to connect emotionally and with the organization’s goal. This emotional connection engages employees at their workplaces and ultimately results in improved efficiency and performance. Did you know that 60% of workers would be more productive if they felt happy at work? Studies prove that better-engaged employees bring organizations benefits in the form of higher customer satisfaction levels, improved productivity, and greater profits.
First off, what is a digital workspace? A digital workspace is a technological framework that centralizes an organization’s applications, data, and desktop delivery. It allows employees to access their apps and data on any device and from any location.
Remote workers need to feel connected to one another as much as an “IRL” team in an office environment. The trick is figuring out team huddle ideas that bridge physical gaps. Whether your team went remote recently due to COVID-19 restrictions or are permanently remote, a sense of bonding and community is essential to productivity. It also builds friendships, and many remote team members look forward to team huddles as a time to check-in and connect.
Employee productivity is essential to building and maintaining a successful company. It may be hard to believe, but the average worker is said to only be productive 2 hours and 23 minutes out of an 8-hour workday. Employees are often distracted by unwork related items such as social media, news websites, chatting with colleagues, snacking, and even job searching.
We’ve outlined five steps for starting and managing a remote team with a focus on building culture. No longer a special arrangement for a handful of team members, remote work has become more common than ever. Today, the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed work from home mandates, and many companies need to start and manage remote teams, fast.
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