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How to Manage a Remote Team

How to Manage a Remote Team

In the modern workplace, remote teams are becoming commonplace. Many of us now work with colleagues in different buildings, cities, and even countries. We may be in different time zones and sometimes even speak different languages. Some remote workers meet in person on a regular basis, while others haven’t even been face to face once. No matter how remote teams are organized, ensuring that everyone stays on track is no easy task. Telecommuting is beneficial because it minimizes overhead costs while giving employees flexibility. Geographically dispersed teams present challenges for management, however. How do you supervise employees located in different locations and time zones? How do you build trust and help remote workers feel like they’re a part of a team? How do you communicate effectively

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  • Make your remote team feel less remote with collaboration tools from Add-On Products
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5 Benefits of Remote and Flexible Working

5 Benefits of Remote and Flexible Working

When most people think of the benefits of remote and flexible working, the advantages for employees come to mind, such as a better work-life balance, greater autonomy, and higher job satisfaction. What many businesses don’t realize is that remote and flexible working can benefit their bottom line as well.  There are a variety of remote working and flexible working arrangements offered by companies today. They might include telecommuting, extra vacation, personal days, career sabbaticals, shift swaps, hot desking, a compressed workweek, and more.  Remote working has evolved from being a fad to something that’s here to stay. Both employees and employers stand to benefit from remote and flexible working. While many companies have become remote-friendly in recent years, some are even being founded as remote companies

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  • Save money and get happier employees are just some of the benefits of remote and flexible working
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Don't Underestimate the Marketing Power of Your Email Signature!

Don't Underestimate the Marketing Power of Your Email Signature!

Emails offer an unmatched branding opportunity, but we often take them for granted. Emails can support your company’s marketing goals in more ways than one, and we’re not just talking about email blasts. You can promote your company with the simple act of sending an email to anyone and for any purpose. Your email signature is the last thing that recipients see when they read your email, so it leaves a lasting impression. A strong email signature allows you to grab people’s attention, broadcast your brand, and distinguish yourself. Below are 5 smart ways to use your email signature to market your company. 1. Update your email signature to reflect your current marketing campaign If you’re like most people, you probably use your email signature to

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  • Company email signatures are a powerful but yet simple branding tool.
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Improve Collaboration in Your Organization with Time-Saving Calendar Management Software

Improve Collaboration in Your Organization with Time-Saving Calendar Management Software

Need to get everyone in your office or team to focus on the same project or priorities at the same time? Calendar management software can help. A collaborative team calendar allows you to easily schedule events, send meeting invitations, and book resources, helping you efficiently manage your own time as well as that of your team. Shared team calendars ensure that everyone is aware of what’s happening at all times. You can get a quick overview of upcoming events in your own schedule and your teammates’ schedules. Conveniently, some shared calendar software has a drag-and-drop interface that allows you to quickly reschedule events and automatically send out emails notifying attendees of these changes. Plan and Assign Resources More Efficiently When you have access

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  • Manage meetings and appointments effortlessly and keep track of schedules with Exchange Central and WebTeam Central
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5 Interesting Benefits of Remote Working for Your Company

5 Interesting Benefits of Remote Working for Your Company

Remote working has become the norm, especially among technology companies. Remote work has disrupted the traditional 9-to-5 routine, but some organizations are still reluctant to depart from standard practices and remain uncertain about how to manage remote workers and their productivity. A few years back, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, who was newly promoted to her executive role, ended Yahoo’s longstanding remote working policy, leading to backlash from staff. Despite Mayer’s infamous stance, a growing number of organizations are recognizing the benefits of remote working. Employees love it because it means they spend less time commuting and it gives them greater flexibility. Remote working arrangements don’t just benefit employees, however – they also benefit companies in the following ways: 1. Access to a larger talent pool Companies

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  • Save money and boost productivity by implementing remote working in your company
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