After the many disruptions and uncertainties of 2020, one thing is clear: remote working isn’t going anywhere any time soon.
In fact, a recent PwC survey found that 55% of executives plan to extend remote work options (for at least one day per week). These changes can cause big disruptions in work habits for some people, including an overall sense of disconnection from the company.
On the flip side, 72% of office workers would like to work remotely at least two days per week. The positive news is that 73% of those executives said their shift to remote work during COVID has been successful. As we continue to evolve with the ‘new normal’, leaders need to leverage the right remote management strategies to connect and collaborate with their employees.
If you’re managing a remote team in 2021 (either full- or part-time), consider using the following five strategies to optimize performance and help people adjust.