The ongoing spread of COVID-19 presents a major challenge to our normal ways of working. As we navigate the current environment and the shift towards a new remote way of working, it is critical that organizations ensure their employees can maintain a sense of team.
When working remotely, employees risk losing their sense of connectivity and team, not to mention opportunities for humor and lighter conversations.
Some leading practices to help ensure continued security, productivity, and motivation during times of remote work include:
- Updating your email signature to include your mobile phone number.
- Familiarizing yourself with collaboration tools used within your organization and understanding how to use the built-in features.
- Leveraging on virtual team meeting facilities to conduct team discussions.
- Setting up checkpoints at least thrice a week to connect with teams and address any remote working concerns.
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