You’re ready to hire a new employee, but before you start wiping down that old desk, consider whether a remote worker would be a better fit for your new position. For many workplaces, remote workers are taking over previously in-house jobs and performing more effectively. These are just five reasons why a remote worker may be a better fit for your next open position.
As more workers demand a better work-life balance and businesses reassign more jobs as "remote" positions, managers need to become savvier about managing workers who aren't just down the hall or even in the same country. Remote employees require a special brand of communication and monitoring. Managers who want to excel at managing remote employees need specialized tools to build a strong team.