How do you support or train your remote managers?

Question: How do you support or train your remote managers? Read answers from remote workers to learn.

Company Interview with Devin, CEO of Animalz

We have the same documentation and meetings with folks on the team as you would if we were co-located. Those meetings are just held via Zoom.

  • Every new hire has an onboarding buddy. Someone who will answer their questions and will support them through onboarding.
  • Meet with key members of the leadership team to understand company mission, vision, values, goals, structure, etc.
  • Meet with other managers to get acquainted with their peers.
  • Go through strategist training (several weeks)

How do you keep remote teams motivated? Devin, CEO of Animalz, shares her tips for how leaders can avoid demotivation and her hopes for the future of remote work.

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Interview with Shelly, CEO of Fire Engine RED & remote work pioneer

Most of our managers are promoted from within, so they know the drill long before they’re promoted.

Each department has its own playbook, which helps get new team members up to speed. Also, our new team members do a lot of “shadowing.”

Twenty years ago, Shelly started one of the first all-remote U.S. companies. See how remote work has given Fire Engine RED a competitive advantage & the four most important words in the employee handbook.

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