Suggestions for Managing Virtual Employees
Finding the right talent may take you away from the traditional brick and mortal office environment. Technology allows all employees to access the office no matter where they are located. Yet, managing employees in a virtual environment requires that you be aware of the key components in managing remote employees. I found this easy and clear post on SalesJournal.com:
“Managing Remote Employees” by James A. Baker, Founder and Chairman Baker Communications
If your employees are in a different location, another time zone, or another country, face-to-face weekly meetings or office walk-bys are obviously not practical management solutions. How do you effectively manage individuals or teams that are located somewhere else? read more
There are basic tools for hiring and managing the right employees. With virtual employees, one tool is critical…communication. Put on your priority list each week to communicate to your remote employees.