Remote Work

Why Managers Struggle with Remote Teams

Multiple studies have found remote workers are 5% to 13% more productive than on-site workers, but you might not know it from talking to their managers.   Nearly 40% of managers surveyed by Australia’s Curtin University expressed reservations about managing remote workers, and 72% of managers in a SHRM study said they’d prefer having their entire team in the office.

Can Remote Teams Have Strong Cultures?

Culture is an intangible yet invaluable asset for any organization.  When people feel a sense of shared identity with their coworkers and commitment to the organization’s mission, it improves day-to-day performance and long-term talent retention.  But what happens to an organization’s culture when people work remotely, instead of side-by-side?

Is Remote Work Good for Diversity?

Ask any CEO or HR director today about their priorities, and they’re bound to list remote work and diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) among the top five.  And while these might seem like unrelated issues, multiple studies have found a surprising correlation between DE&I and virtual work.  For instance:  

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