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How to Manage Remote Employees

Selecting the right manager is the most important part of a leader’s job. Managers account for at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement scores, and engagement is strongly linked to productivity. But managers of remote workers have a particular challenge — extending that influence to people they may rarely see and may barely…

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7 Tips for Successfully Managing Remote Teams

Right now, remote working – or, working from home–has become more than a trend. It’s now a necessity for companies all across the globe. As a result, there are thousands of team leaders and managers who find themselves suddenly managing a completely remote team. Honestly, that can be scary, especially if it’s the first time…

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Top 15 Tips To Effectively Manage Remote Employees

With 50% of the workforce working in some sort of telecommuting role and 80 to 90% of all employees saying they would like to work remotely at least part of the time, according to Global Workplace Analytics, offering remote opportunities is an attractive way to gain productive workers. While this is the ultimate work scenario…

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5 Essential elements of Increasing Workforce Productivity

Every organization in both the public and private sector strives to maximize the productivity of its workforce. However, there are a variety of challenges and misconceptions about how best to achieve that goal.     This article will share five top tips for understanding and enhancing productivity in any organization. Measure No one will find…

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7 Traits of Super-Productive People

Is there someone on your team who seems unusually productive? Someone who gets a huge amount done — without working longer hours? Super-productive people are in every industry. The most productive software developers write nine times more usable code per day than the average developer, according to research by Michael Mankins. He also found that…

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5 Benefits of Workflow Management Tools

Workflow management, in its broadest sense, can encompass all of the processes and tools used to optimize and streamline the operations of a business, but the term is generally used to refer specifically to software systems designed for enhanced productivity, including business process management (BPM) tools, content management systems, and document management systems. Though the…

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7 Management Practices That Can Improve Employee Productivity

All companies want to improve employee productivity, but how often do they examine their own management practices as a means of attaining it? Studies consistently show that a disturbingly high number of non-management employees are disengaged, not working at full productive capacity. Following are 7 practical suggestions – steps management can take to improve productivity…

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How Employees with Idle Time can Harm Organizations

Organizations are often concerned that their employees have too much to do  in too little time. However, the opposite situation—idle time—is rarely given attention. The term idle time is used to describe segments of time at work in which employees are involuntarily unable to proceed with their work tasks. This can be due to slow periods…

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What is Employee Engagement

Investing in Your Employees is the Smartest Business Decision You Can Make Richard Branson put it best: Customers come second, employees first. It’s a philosophy that brings unexpected benefits to both the company and its clients. What is Employee Engagement: It’s one of those things that we all knew but didn’t quite have enough data…

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Better Employee Engagement means Better Productivity

Corporations with high employee engagement perform better than companies whose employees are not by over 200%. When employees are engaged at work, they feel a connection with the company. They believe that the work they’re doing is important and therefore work harder. According to Gallup, the lack of employee engagement costs American businesses anywhere from…

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