Taking your company remote in a matter of days can be a challenge and choosing the right communication and collaboration tool is critical to business continuity. Below are 5 critical steps you should take today to implement a secure workflow for your remote workers:
- Remove the VPN Speedbump
- Ensure Access to Files and Productivity on Any Device
- Offer Productivity Software People Actually Use
- Maintain Productivity Even in Spotty Coverage Areas
- Make it Safe and Easy for Employees
Whether permanent or temporary, Global IP Networks can support your transition and facilitate a rapid implementation and training solution for your workers and teams.
Learn more about our Quick Start Remote Worker Solutions.
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What can you learn from ‘essential’ businesses as you start to reopen?
The safety protocols of hospitals, grocery stores, and other establishments that stayed open during the COVID-19 pandemic can offer ideas for businesses preparing to welcome employees and customers back.
Full Story: McKinsey & Company
Prepare to continue remote work indefinitely
“Normal” might mean working remotely for a while longer, so founders should think about what that will look like for their startup, writes Jason Aten. Consider how to serve customers away from the office while supporting employees.
Full Story: Inc.com
A Guide to Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers
In response to the uncertainties presented by Covid-19, many companies and universities have asked their employees to work remotely. While close to a quarter of the U.S. workforce already works from home at least part of the time, the new policies leave many employees — and their managers — working out of the office and separated from each other for the first time.
Full Story: Harvard Business Review
How People and Companies Feel About Working Remotely
During the pandemic, millions of people have transitioned to working remotely.
But how do workers and managers actually feel about it all?
Full Story: Visual Capitalist
Rethink your business amid economic reopening
Ensure your business is poised to succeed as the economy reopens by following four approaches, writes Per Bylund of Oklahoma State University. These include making necessary adjustments to your business model, reconsidering pricing and carefully reviewing staffing.
Full Story: Entrepreneur
Safety Guidelines to Help You Reopen Your Business
Did you know that June is National Safety Month? As many states move to reopen businesses affected during COVID-19, it’s important to follow safety guidelines to keep your employees and customers safe. Take the time to review safety resources from the CDC when reopening your business.
Full Story: Small Business Administration