As remote work continues to increase, so does the concept of geographically dispersed teams. By hiring a remote employee geographically or globally, you can attract more talent, ensure diversity, and reduce costs. Although there are major benefits to dispersed teams, they also come with some drawbacks. A big challenge of a dispersed team is maintaining company culture and making sure employees still feel connected even though they are not physically on site or in the office.
My team falls into this category, as most of us reside in different states and countries than the TalentQuest office. Because TalentQuest puts a strong emphasis on company culture and makes sure all employees feel connected, I have never felt isolated or disengaged. From my experience, here are a few ways that can help dispersed teams remain engaged and connected:
While these steps may seem like simple changes, they can make the world of a difference to a dispersed team.