Remote Employee Engagement Made Simple: 5 Easy Tips

Remote Employee Engagement

Here on the Redbooth blog, we’ve looked at working from home from the perspective of the person doing it. You can read more about those strategies in 9 Ways to Be More Productive Working From Home and Working Out of a Home Office? 3 Strategies for Success.

But what about when you’re the one managing employees who are working from home — or other locations?

In a recent post on CultureIQ’s Culture Corner, Redbooth Director of Marketing Kim Wolfe, who manages employees and contractors in a variety of locations and time zones, explains that effective remote employee engagement comes down to the fundamentals:

Since remote workers aren’t in the main office, they often feel isolated and disconnected from the day-to-day action. Make sure they know that their contributions are essential to the overall company’s success.

In the post, Kim shares five tips for keeping remote employees engaged:

  1. Foster team unity, starting with how you introduce new members to the team
  2. Keep remote team members in the loop — don’t let too much time go by between interactions
  3. Use technology to stay in sync: visibility and coordination of efforts are essential
  4. Express appreciation, both individually and to the entire team or company
  5. Nothing beats face-to-face — every once in a while, it’s helpful to actually meet up in person

You can read the full post here: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Remote Workers Engaged and Productive