Remote work is becoming one of the biggest trends of modern organizations, especially in today’s world. More organizations are switching to telecommuting offices because employees who work remotely have shown be to more productive, efficient, and less stressed. In order for such practice to be successful in the long term, it is important to foster an effective remote culture and guide your team to work
Although remote work has been beneficial for many teams, they have lost the sense of community that is often fostered in an office environment. When working remotely, it becomes difficult to connect with teammates on a personal level. A lack of physical presence makes it harder to feel a sense of belonging to something larger.
We have outlined ways that will help you grow a sense of community with your teammates:
1. Creative Conversation Topics
The best way to learn about your teammates is by having a weekly set of interesting questions to ask each other. Learning small tidbits of information like this fosters relationships that build community, rather than just a group of strangers working for the same company.