"Remote work policies are incredibly important during emergency situations such as this, and it can be the difference between keeping team members safe and organizations in business,” said Sara Sutton, Founder & CEO of Remote.co and FlexJobs.
BOULDER, Colo. (PRWEB) March 19, 2020
To help contain the spread of COVID-19, remote work has been advised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and companies worldwide across all industries and sizes have implemented working from home as a temporary workplace policy. As the definitive resource on remote work, Remote.co offers insight and advice on critical topics and challenges that businesses transitioning some or all of its workforce to a remote environment may face.
“Whether you’re a leader at an organization in the midst of implementing remote work due to coronavirus and looking for resources, or if you’re an employee who’s been suddenly sent home to work and want more guidance, Remote.co and FlexJobs want to be here to support you,” said Sara Sutton, Founder & CEO of Remote.co and FlexJobs. “Remote work policies are incredibly important during emergency situations such as this, and it can be the difference between keeping team members safe and organizations in business. Remote.co is an extremely comprehensive, thoughtful, and free remote work resource for any organization trying to figure this out right now,” Sutton said.
Remote.co’s Q&A section features direct feedback from 140+ remote-forward teams and companies on key topics impacting virtual work environments. Each section below is elaborated on using extensive interviews from fully virtual companies/or teams.
- What is the hardest part about managing a remote workforce?
- What advice would you give to a team considering to go remote?
- What challenges have you encountered building a remote team?
- What are the most effective tools for remote team communication?
- What were your biggest fears in managing remote workers?
- How do you measure the productivity of remote workers?
- What elements are key to successful working relationships with remote teams?
- How do you nurture your company’s culture in a remote work environment?
- Do you have remote communication protocols for your remote workers?
- How do you keep remote employees engaged and feeling part of the bigger picture?
- How does your team address different time zone challenges?
FlexJobs, Remote.co’s sister site, has also created an Emergency Preparedness Section to supplement these resources and is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, March 24 at 12pm ET: How Employers Can Prepare for Remote Work. This will be recorded. Please visit https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NPn4Ql5zQZyivtN_lfkAqA to register.
Remote.co’s section featuring insights from remote workers themselves may also be useful to employees who are new to working from home.
To talk to a remote work expert, please contact Kathy Gardner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remote.co is the definitive remote work resource. Designed specifically for professionals and companies interested in or already embracing remote work, Remote.co is the leading space for innovative conversations around remote work.
FlexJobs is a premium online job service for professionals seeking flexible work, specializing in full-time and part-time remote jobs, employee and freelance jobs, and on-site jobs with flexible, part-time, and alternative schedules. Since its start in 2007, FlexJobs has helped more than 4 million people in their job searches and has created the largest vetted database of legitimate flexible job opportunities in over 50 career categories. In addition, FlexJobs provides robust career support, including curated expert resources and career coaching services, to partner with job seekers in all phases of their journey. A trusted source in the media, FlexJobs has been cited in top national outlets such as CNN, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNBC, Forbes, and many others. FlexJobs' Founder & CEO Sara Sutton has also launched two additional partner sites, Remote.co and 1 Million for Work Flexibility, to help provide education and awareness about the viability and benefits of flexible work. Sutton is the creator of The TRaD* Works Forum (*Telecommuting, Remote, & Distributed), dedicated to helping companies leverage the benefits of telecommuting, remote and distributed teams.