Motivate remote workers — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily

Motivate remote workers

Get PDF file

by on
in Office Communication,Workplace Communication

If some employees work at home—even on a part-time basis—they may feel out of the loop and unmotivated at times. To keep those employees feeling connected and motivated, take these steps:

  • Include them in conference calls.
  • Send them daily email messages with funny or inspirational notes along with the latest “shop talk.”
  • Encourage on-site employees to stay in touch via phone and email, even if only to ask “How’s it going?”
  • Send an occasional card or note via “snail mail.” People still like to receive nonelectronic communications.
  • Keep the at-home workers apprised of all milestones and events that affect the organization.

— Adapted from “Pros and Cons of Job Sharing,” David Javitch, Entrepreneur,

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: