Posted on: May 21, 2021
By: Haley Chitty

Dan Küffer“Providing remote work options can increase the potential talent pool, but makes it critical for managers to effectively manage remotely,” writes Dan Küffer, vice president and chief of staff at Think Systems, Inc., a national technology and operations adviser that fills professional technology roles, in the Maryland Daily Record. “Managing a remote team creates challenges. The lack of face-to-face supervision, limited access to information, social isolation and reductions in productivity are real challenges.”

Dan provides several tips to help managers effectively manage remote staff, including: understanding the position requirements, hiring self-starters, establishing regular meetings, identifying priorities and measuring progress and embracing video.