Tips on Managing People in the Cloud
Technology is allowing businesses to be flexible in finding talent and virtual employees and consultants are being incorporated more frequently into the talent pool. How do you manage resources in multiple locations? There are a few key priorities a manager needs in order to insure that all members of a team are able to be productive and effectively work together.
“Five Tips for Managing People and How To Use The Cloud” by Stephanie Watson on Businessweek.com. If a manager takes these tips and includes them into their management toolbox, the challenge of managing employees becomes less stressful.
Using cloud technology to manage your employees allows you to have everyone on board with the same information. It’s a great way to quickly communicate to others the status of projects, who is the lead person, deadlines and whatever information you want your team to know.
Technology is a tool to support your employees and not the other way around. Keep in mind that your responsibility as a manager is to be clear around roles, expectations, direction of a project and to insure that all of your employees are part of the creative team…in whatever way they can contribute.
Frequent communication with all members of your team
is critical to your success as a manager.