Remote work was already increasing year on year before the pandemic, and it is now estimated that nearly 20% of the global workforce work remotely on a full time basis. The pandemic shifted our work paradigm tremendously and quickly, even companies who didn’t believe in any benefits of remote working had no choice but to embrace remote working. So how do you collaborate effectively as a remote team and how do you build a strong remote team culture?.
For many organizations, having to adjust so quickly to a different way of working presented new opportunities and provided a silver lining during difficult and unprecedented times.
Many organizations discovered that remote working wasn’t scary.
Many organizations discovered that remote working increased productivity.
Many organizations discovered that although remote team communication can present challenges, it isn’t a blocker to success.
Whether you’re an employer thinking about maintaining a remote working strategy, whether you are considering remote team communication as part of a hybrid working model or whether you are a team manager with a remote team, there’s a lot you can learn about how to create a strong remote team culture. In this article we will explore remote team communication strategies and share tips to improve remote team culture.