Due to the current situation, most of the businesses were forced to stop using their offices and start working from home.
That is why we at UppLabs would like to discuss threats and opportunities of working from home.How to work from home
Some business owners don’t believe the idea of effective remote work. Who controls their developers? How to trust them? How to establish clear communication with them if they’re 100% time away?
As a company that started 100% remote and eventually opened several offices (first one in Kyiv, Ukraine) - which made us hybrid as 50% employees still worked from home - UppLabs perfectly understand all the challenges might appear today.
Well, usually productivity and cost are two dominant factors to choose between remote developers or co-located office developers. And sometimes the results might differ for different businesses.
However, now, most of the businesses were forced to stop using their offices and start working from home.
Despite some of the companies had this experience before, there is still a decent number of companies that can’t provide proper management for their working processes remotely.
That is why we at UppLabs would like to discuss threats and opportunities of working from home.
While the open-space office is a cheaper option for businesses and aimed to foster communication between co-workers, sometimes workers are:
When hiring people to work in the traditional workspace (which is impossible right now), you’re missing:
There’s only one threat - to lose everything. And the possible reason is not having the proper experience of the remote teams’ effective management.
UppLabs offers you a Q&A session with our CTO Vitaliy Dyachenko to learn about proper remote teams’ management.
16% of global companies are now fully remote.
Look at the list of the world-famous companies that provide their workers with the remote work option:
“Remote” is no longer just an alternative. With the economy going freelance and global, if you are not ready to adjust to the realities today, you will be too late tomorrow.
Remote workers say they're happy in their jobs 29% more than on-site workers.
The advantages the business gets by working remotely:
The virus is prompting us to change our habits in ways that could make a longer-term contribution to climate protection — working from home, video conferencing, working shorter weeks or staggering office hours to reduce traffic.
This all means that you should learn how to effectively manage remote teams!