You sent your team home to work remotely. Now what?
As businesses are forced to close offices, hundreds of thousands of managers are doing something they never thought they would do — managing remote teams. Sending employees home and telling them to keep working is not a strategy, it’s a crisis reaction. As reality sets in and everyone sorts through the chaos, these new remote… Read more »
Accountability: How do you set up your remote team for success?
RNI, the Remote Nation Institute, is holding a series of half-hour webinars to help you help your employees work remotely, efficiently, and happily. As part of these learnings, we offer tips, based on years of remote work experience. Every day, we’ll give you one concrete action you can take with your team to keep your people focused… Read more »
How to Prepare for a Remote Job Interview
For the past few weeks, you’ve been applying to remote work opportunities as if it were your full-time job. You’ve crafted countless cover letters, optimized your portfolio, and scoured countless forums looking for a dream gig. Today, you finally got a call back—and you have an interview scheduled in one week. In minutes, your excitement… Read more »
Should Your Company Consider Employing Remote Workers?
According to Forbes, remote work will soon comprise the majority of the U.S. workforce. In some ways, that’s easy to understand: as an employee, the benefits of remote work make complete sense. After all, with remote work, employees have no geographic limitations, they’re trusted to do high-quality work within a home office or coworking space,… Read more »
5 Ways to Maximize the Honeymoon Period at Your New Remote Job
It seems like just yesterday that you were searching for a new remote job. In the blink of an eye, you’d aced your interview and accepted the offer of your dreams. Now it’s your first week–and so far, you’re loving it. Congratulations! Just like the early stages of a relationship, a brand-new job can feel… Read more »
What to Do When You’re Fired as a Remote Worker
Our jobs take up a huge portion of our energy from the moment we start looking for openings through our first day of work and well into our careers. We craft our routines around our working hours, organize our family lives, hobbies and commitments to ensure we can attend to job-related matters. We rely on… Read more »
Remote Worker Profiled: Jim Almo
Jim Almo’s career trajectory sprung remote working on him. What started as working one-on-one with customers transitioned to in-person team work, and finally, a full-time remote position. And he’s worked from a bunch of interesting places, too (but we’ll let him tell you about that). Jim’s a great example to be open to the possibilities… Read more »
How to Advertise a Remote Working Job
There’s no question about it: Remote work is the new normal. Year over year, more and more companies seem to offer opportunities for partial, or even total, remote work opportunities, whether that’s by providing traditional employees the option to work from home occasionally, or totally abandoning the traditional model and hiring employees on a remote… Read more »
5 Tools You Should Provide Your Remote Employees
Your remote workers are an invaluable part of your team. They call or video into every staff meeting. They meet regularly with your clients. They provide digital support. They develop, edit, and publish the content that generates the majority of your leads. And although the majority of your staff are in-house, you know that your… Read more »