Being successful while working from home requires a different kind of discipline. When working from the office, you typically have all the supplies needed to output outstanding work. However remote work can bring a slew of complications including lack of space, poor internet connection and unavoidable distractions.
As we adjust to this new norm of working from home for an undetermined timeline, there are a few ways you can ensure employees are settling in nicely to their new routine.
Encourage a similar set up to the office
Coronavirus quickly forced companies into implementing a work from home policy without any warning. For those new to remote work, it can be incredibly challenging to adapt, especially when you don’t have the same set up at home that you’re used to in the office.
Brining your office setup home can make a world of difference. If you are used to utilising two screens in the office, switching to only laptop work can have effects on your productivity and overall output. If this sort of arrangement isn’t possible for your business, consider leasing equipment for your team for less than a cup of coffee a day. From desktop displays to tablets, ITConnexion can provide your business with the technology to make working from home painless and more flexible.
Set up the proper tools for your team
Remote work is much easier when your team has the proper tools in place to succeed. Whether it’s Google Suite, Microsoft Teams, Slack or Wrike, be sure you have a plan in place for quick and easy methods to communicate with your team.
If you still aren’t utilising cloud capabilities, now is the time to make the switch. ITConnexion can help your company efficiently migrate to the cloud. Our Office 365 Migration experts can also help set your employees up to better utilise Office 365 with SharePoint, Teams, Skype and Flows.
Develop a contingency plan
Adjusting to remote work takes time, but it’s important to be prepared for anything. Developing an IT disaster recovery and continuity plan is crucial in helping organisations prepare for disruptive events. ITConnexion can help your business prepare a plan should there be an IT emergency. For additional information on ITConnexion and how we can help your company succeed during these uncertain times, contact our friendly team of experts.