With the number of Coronavirus cases increasing every day, organizations around the world are being made to provide work from options to their employees to help prevent the disease from spreading. Your employees may love to work from the comfort of their homes without having to travel several miles. Remote work can even curb employee burnout.
However, over a period of time, your remote employees may become less engaged due to the lack of physical interaction. When employees are not engaged, their productivity, satisfaction, and morale decrease. Here are some tips to enhance employee engagement for your remote workers:
Develop an open channel of communication so employees can talk with their peers and managers effectively.
Arrange for video conferences every now and then to facilitate face-to-face communication.
Establish clear goals for your employees to help them work efficiently toward the success of your organization.
Appreciate and recognize your employee’s hard work when they work remotely.
Regularly receive and provide feedback to help your employees feel heard and stay focused.
- Educate your managers on remote workforce management, and ensure they have the tools they need to manage their teams effectively.
Read more about engaging remote employees in our HR Knowledge Hive.