With the rise of video conferencing, many Australian businesses have now implemented policies and supporting technologies to enable remote working, and as a result they are reaping the benefits.
This is particularly true for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). A recent MYOB study found that teleworking benefits not only the bottom line by increasing efficiencies and productivity and reducing overheads, but is also being viewed favourably by employees.
However, this new trend can be daunting for managers who are now tasked with managing teams who may be working not only from home but in different geographical locations.
To help navigate this new working environment, outlined below are some tips on how to better manage a remote team: