By some estimates, before the COVID-19 pandemic Americans spent 5% of work time working remotely, which increased to an estimated 60% in spring of 2020. For many, managing remote workers is here to stay, and building effective strategies is important to maintain productivity and satisfaction of managers and their employees.  

With employees all over the country, First Business Bank managers have extensive experience managing remote teams. This episode includes perspectives from two long-term managers as they discuss what has worked best for them to build productive, healthy teams with honest communication and efficient strategies to bridge the remote work gap.

This episode of the First Business Bank Podcast discusses strategies for managing a remote workforce and working remotely, including:

  • Building team cohesion
  • Setting clear expectations
  • Communication and video tips
  • Minimizing distractions while working remotely
  • Maintaining team culture and efficiency, and more.

More than 30 years ago, First Business Bank was founded with an employee-focused culture that continues to produce satisfied clients and employees well beyond those of traditional banks. As your financial partner, we believe in delivering resources that you and your business can use to help propel your success.