If you’ve begun telecommuting, here’s a good way to maintain your visibility in a faraway home office: Ally yourself with key customers in your town. Regardless of your position at your firm, take the initiative to meet with your company’s biggest accounts in your area and serve as the company’s unofficial goodwill ambassador. Ask if there’s anything you can do to help. Survey them and pass along their feedback to the appropriate managers at your company.
The entire manager/employee relationship is based on one thing: communication. Yet most managers don’t talk to their staff enough … don’t know what to talk about … or don’t know how to have the necessary conversations to motivate and improve performance....Click here to find out more.