Benefits of the virtual working teams

Most of the companies are now moving from physical offices to virtual working environments because of the global pandemic. Majority of the organisations are benefiting from the virtual working environment since it helps to decrease operational cost and increase productivity of the workforce. State of Remote Work report 2019 mentioned that most managers are facing the problem of low employee engagement and satisfaction between co-workers in remote working environments. However, with the improvement of the technology, a vast amount of communication and engagement tools has come to the market, which can be used to keep employees engaged and satisfied. Since workforce trend is now moving towards virtual working, managers need to identify benefits, which comes with virtual offices. 

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The Post-pandemic Realities of the Retail Industry

Retail is an industry that took a massive hit due to Covid-19. This was one industry that had to react fast in order to sustain and stay relevant and definitely had to change their business strategies. With lockdowns and curfews implemented by many countries, retailers had the responsibility of getting goods to their customers with a smooth flow. 

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3 Team Collaboration Strategies to Build Perfect Virtual Teams

As the pandemic resets most of the working trends, companies and HR leaders must think of new ways to manage and plan their workforce and employees by implementing new performance and experience strategies. Recent research shows that 32% of the organisations are now replacing full-time employees with part-time workers as a cost-saving strategy. Besides, the recent Gartner poll showed that 48% of the employees are willing to work virtually at least a part of working days after COVID-19. Since employee working behaviour is changing organisations, they need to shift to more remote work operations. Implementing a remote working environment will enhance the employee-working culture within the organisation. Since some employees are working at office, it is important to implement team collaboration strategies to increase the productivity of employees. Team collaboration will give employees an equal and fair distribution of work and give the ability to make the most of their unique skill set. Besides, the organisation can experience increased productivity and flexibility of its employees by implementing effective collaborations strategies. Here are some tips for team collaboration strategies, which can be implemented easily within the organisation. 

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Remote working communication cheat sheet?

Many of us these days are experiencing short commute times from home to office. Given the current pandemic situation, we travel to our workplace via online group chat with our work colleagues. Activities involving planning, scheduling, meetings, work allocation and everything else happens on some sort of digital platform , is communicated via chat. Companies are relying on asynchronous communication to carry on their work duties.

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