Largely due to the availability of high-speed Internet, the number of people who work from home at least one day per week rose from 9.5 million in 1999 to 13.4 million in 2010, according to the U.S. Census.
How do you help your remote workers feel like part of the team? To find out, we gathered advice from professionals who’ve worked from home, managed remote workers, and studied them. Here’s what they said:
- Watch out for overwork, not underwork.
- Schedule regular one-on-one check-ins.
- Give them permission to make decisions on their own.
- Accommodate them in meetings.
- “Humanize” them.
- Keep the door open.
- Keep a workspace available for them in the office.
Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Integrating Remote Workers Into Your Team – Business Insider.
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