Building Trust In The Virtual Workplace Vs. In Person

More employers are now treating telecommuting and virtual work experience as a skill. Here’s how to keep the trust.

Add in the obstacles of working virtually — which 88% of companies did worldwide at the height of the pandemic — and those challenges take on new dimensions.

The Workplace Is Becoming Increasingly Virtual

Millions of employees have realised that they can and want to do at least a portion of their work at home.

Four Ways You Can Build Trust in the Virtual Workplace vs. In Person

1. Hire people who want to work in a trust-based environment

More employers are now treating telecommuting and virtual work experience as a skill.

2. Encourage regular communication to foster camaraderie, collaboration, and productivity

Making personal connections is vital in order to build trust and develop a sense of camaraderie, regardless of where they are physically.

3. Focus on transparency and intention when communicating virtually

Show up and come prepared with specific notes and thoughts to address the matter at hand, based on where the employee stands.

4. Decentralise the power dynamic to allow for rotating team leadership

Why not let everyone’s unique strengths shine?

Trust the Process; Trust Your Team

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