For Business Owners: Introducing Remote Working At Work

A man working remotely at home

So, you want to introduce remote working at work, but you’re not sure if it’ll work for your business or you’re not sure how. 

Well, here are some tips to help you shift and set your business up for this kind of system.

A team of 4 discuss in an office

Baby Steps: Do It in Small Groups First

Suddenly asking everyone to do remote work can be scary for many business owners. What if it doesn’t work? What if it suddenly affects productivity and then lessens your profit?

Well, you can take baby steps and try it in smaller groups first, offering a remote work setup to some of your employees for a few days.  

While testing the waters, take not of the challenges, and from there, think of ways to answer them.

You can also take note of good practices that can make remote working a success.

After that, you can start introducing the setup to more workers and teams.

A zoom call between officemates

Set Up a Good Communication System 

When people work remotely, they work far from each other physically, and in some cases with time differences. 

That’s why communication is crucial, not only for remote work but for businesses in general. 

A good communication system is crucial for better management and in keeping goals or tasks on track. 

Also, everyone should be up to date with rising issues or problems.

An animation studio working remotely

Make Use of Technology and Apps to Make Things Easier

Technology is one of the main reasons why it is possible to delve into remote working now. 

Depending on the company’s needs, there are a lot of apps or software companies that can choose from now. 

For example, project managers can make use of cloud technologies such as DropBox or Google Workplace to do collaborative work with other people. 

There are also lots of choices so you can talk to each other. 

For example, through web and video conferencing apps like Zoom, Google Meet, or Skype.