A lot of teams struggle with this, especially for new team members.
Many teams have an annual or bi-annual in-person meetup. These are extremely valuable; I've heard from many remote workers that they didn't feel fully plugged into their team until their first in-person meetup.
However, we believe that waiting 3-6 months for the next meetup is unacceptable. That's part of the reason that we built Pragli. Pragli helps teams build closeness faster.
We've noticed this is particularly an issue for hybrid teams. Fully distributed teams have an even playing field, whereas it's easy for the remote member of a hybrid team to feel left out.
When having meetings with a hybrid team, consider using brady bunch video conferencing to make everyone feel equal.
Doug has interviewed hundreds of remote teams as a co-founder of Pragli. Here's what he sees as common remote management patterns amongst those teams and organizations.
Read full interview from Company Interview with Doug and Vivek, co-founders of remote tool, Pragli.
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