How To Communicate Effectively When Working Remotely
Since you are not meeting your team physically regularly, telecommunication is the key to help your team perform at par. Moreover, communication is also essential to motivate team members and help them understand and manage their work effectively.
As we won’t be returning to our workspace rental anytime soon – both employees and employers working from home should do what they can to stay reachable and communicate effectively with your remote team as well.
Through this article, we have put together a couple of ways which will help you in achieving excellent telecommunication.
Pass down tasks in a clear and concise manner
As an employer, you must be very clear about the job requirements and similarly, as a client, you must be very clear about what you are expecting. Be clear in communicating whether it be through a detailed e-mail, a call, or even a video conference. This will ensure that your team understands the job details easily and are not in confusion, as such, be able to complete the work on time, lowering the chances of meeting any setback.
At the same time, once you can finally look for an affordable office space to get your business started again or cut down on costs – make sure that all the lease terms are all laid out, crystal clear. Find the cheapest self-storages and workspaces with us, whereby the range of storage spaces begin from 6 sqft and goes up till 730 sqft, while workspaces vary from 88 sqft onwards. Also, be reassured knowing your space is properly supervised under our 24-hour camera surveillance and accessibility. As for our lease terms, we’re flexible enough to provide businesses workspaces and self-storages with a short, minimum lease period and a wide variety of products and services through contract transferring in our premises or even our parent company, LHN Group, specifically alternatives such as event location, pop-up outlet location rental, and the list goes on.
Check up on your team regularly
With your choice of online communication tool – be it via the popular Zoom or Skype Meet Now – ensure you host regular meetings or even check in on your employees personally to find out how they’re doing work-wise or mentally. Express how you are always there to offer a listening ear or helping hand should the need arise. Moreover, it will also help you become aware of the performances of the individual members of your remote team and boost their morale.
Once we can return to our workplaces, we must also ensure that the workspace boasts a conducive environment – as such, convenience plays a major role. It applies to the interiors of your selected low rent office space, whereby ensuring lower costs at the beginning is required to help your business starts off smoothly. Our workspaces are furnished with basic facilities, particularly air conditioning, lighting, and a powerpoint to help save on expenses. We can also provide 10 locations to suit your convenience – comprising Tampines, Upper Thomson, Ang Mo Kio, Bartley, 72 Eunos, 100 Eunos, Aljunied, Bukit Merah, Pasir Panjang, and Kallang. If you would like to save even more, then look out for our rent-free offer at our Aljunied location. Meanwhile, beautify and design the place according to your taste with the newly refurbished units. Let our staff know should you require additional details. Terms and conditions apply.
Organise routine activity reports to track progress
You can set up a template to track the progress of your team members. Otherwise, you can also ask for activity reports to check the performance of the individual members of your remote team. This will help you guide your team and identify the issues that your team members are facing. This is important so that you can keep track of the problems, which if handled early on, will not become a significant issue later. It works as a support system both for your remote team and your company.
Meanwhile, when the WFH phase is over – businesses can proceed with operations once more and likewise, will have to continue monitoring progress as one has done before. Or if you’ve always encountered difficulties doing so, you may want to consider switching up your current business space. Offering the cheapest self storages and workspaces, Work+Store assists in promoting better team collaboration and work productivity through our spaces. Our workspaces are known for functioning as an ancillary office as well to help in handling numerous activities – from manufacturing up to marketing. With work and storage combined into a single space, it brings ease of goods acquisition and logistics processing to fruition and boosts customer service.
Secure communication is essential to ensure that issues that might arise are tackled early on, and these do not become major problems. Working remotely can seem complex initially, but these issues can be easily overcome by keeping communications clear and direct.
It is a known fact that WFH is a concept that will be staying with many countries, including Singapore. As such, it is important for employers and employees to communicate using the right tools and effectively for task delegation to be smooth and ensure the completion of such tasks. On the flip side, Work+Store’s spaces – self storages and workspaces are still open for use even amid the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we will need all existing tenants’ help in following the implemented rules and guidelines by the government to ensure everyone’s health and safety. With everyone lending their helping hand, we’ll able to slowly prevent the spread of the virus.
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