One of the biggest issue that staffing organizations and for that matter any organization faces, in the advent of remote workers, is how to keep and make a remote team a team.
Well keeping a remote team a team, can easily be done if you are not only a great manager but a great leader.
A great leader will find a way to motivate, congratulate, educate and unify a team regardless of remoteness.
Some ways to do this:
Weekly teleconference meetings, video meetings, milestone emails and congratulations emails for great work. Birthday emails or virtual parties. Virtual games and training. Team building virtual project work and more.
The key is to remember in today high tech world there are ways to bring a team together, that can allow a great deal of unity. Great leaders will use this to create not a remote team, not a virtual team but a “cyber team” that can come together in cyber space as easily as they can come together in the same place.
So the true answer is not to create a remote team, but instead a “Cyber Team”.