Getting the most out of a remote workforce

Long-term off-site employees present challenges – and opportunities
By Melany Gallant
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/20/2015

Remote work is an increasing trend that brings with it numerous challenges and rewards. While a 2012 MIT Sloan Executive Education study reported significant frustration among virtual team members, it also found remote teams can function even more successfully than their co-located counterparts by providing attention to certain principles of good management.  

Here are some tips for managers to help get the most out of remote workers.