The benefits of telecommuting are obvious—increased employee productivity, reduced costs, more flexibility, to name a few. In fact, a recent study conducted by Stanford University found that people who work full time from home are 13 percent more efficient than those who don’t.
However, one of the major drawbacks of telecommuting is that remote workers miss out on daily interactions in the office, which often results in employees feeling isolated and disconnected from the team and company as a whole. So how can you help your remote workers feel empowered and fully part of the team and company even though they’re not physically present?
Here are three tips to help make your remote workers feel included: