Remote and hybrid workers now make up a majority of the U.S. workforce. Both hiring managers and employees have rapidly adopted to this new normal, along with its benefits and challenges.
As a fully remote team since our founding, we’ve put together some tips to help you be a more effective remote team manager.
> Employee Burnout: The Cost of the “Always On” Remote Workplace
Employee burnout is increasingly common given the demands of the remote workplace. What can hiring managers do to help?
> Remote Work: One Size Doesn’t Fit All
As more companies transition to remote work, it’s important to prepare employee accommodations and consider the long-term impact of remote-first culture.
> Remote team setup part 1: Tools and technology
In this first installment of our 3-part series on remote work setup, TorchLight’s Chief Culture Officer, Julie Lowe, recommends tools and technology to help set up your team for success.
> Remote team setup part 2: Keeping your team connected
Keeping remote workers connected is fundamental to successful team performance. Part 2 of our series on remote work setup covers ways to keep teamwork and rapport going despite the distance.
> Remote team setup part 3: The role of trust
Trust is fundamental to successfully managing remote workers. Discover ways to support your employees and stay informed of their progress in part 3 of our remote work series.
> Internal Communications and the Return to Work: 1 Do & 1 Don’t
Remote and hybrid work styles make effective internal communication all the more important. What can managers do to improve their communication methods?
> How to hire remote workers
How to hire remote workers (and hiring them remotely!) is actually not that different from your usual process. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
> What remote work means to our team
TorchLight’s fully remote team shares what remote work means to them and how it benefits their professional and personal lives.
> Navigating remote work during the pandemic
Learn compelling (and even surprising!) insights on productivity, communication, work-life balance and more from TorchLight’s 2020 study on remote work during COVID-19.