In Silicon Valley, startups are always competing for top talent, technical or otherwise. But just because the industry heavyweights already have most of them hired, doesn't mean the new guys can't have their share of their own "rockstars."
Rockstars, ninjas, wizards, and gurus... regardless of how you feel about using these titles to describe a star employee, you know exactly who these guys are. They’re the elusive hires that are A) expensive, and B) out of reach for most non-unicorn startups.
When managing a dispersed team, it’s important to bridge the location gap. It keeps your remote employees from feeling unimportant in his or her role. The symptoms of a disengaged employee, such as lack of enthusiasm, lack of initiative, and even distraction (Office Vibe) can be reduced when you communicate often and make work as convenient as possible using the newest tools.
How did you celebrate the holidays with your remote team?
Today’s technology and tools make it possible for a completely dispersed team to share meaningful moments with each other. As a company who helps businesses find remote workers, we at Bolton Remote see the positive impact of celebrating events and milestones.
According to research from WebDam, customers find brands with content marketing strategies to be 89% more effective than companies who don’t. Increasing content production for the New Year is a good idea, but make sure your team can meet the demand.
Advantages of social media go beyond increased traffic to your company website. It’s also a tool to develop your brand persona. For 72% of marketers, it’s also an invaluable tool for cultivating loyal patrons who believe in what brands have to offer.