All over the world, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and frequently changing “shelter in place” policies, employers are trying to find ways to transition their teams from working in the same space to working online.
Managers who have already been running remote workplaces for years are watching their friends and family navigate this new territory with sympathy and also a little anxiety. They know how difficult it can be to run a team full of workers who are spread out over a wide geographical area and how long it can take to get a team like that up and running. They also know that today’s managers are being forced to figure out remote work strategies with little time, little planning, and sometimes, a budget that feels restrictive.
In order to successfully transition your team from face-to-face to remote employment, here are some strategies that we have seen to be successful with countless online teams.
Creative and marketing teams can work successfully from home with a collaborative workflow and in a meaningful way, but it takes flexibility and great technology support.