How has the role of HR changed when it comes to supporting remote workforces?

Question: How has the role of HR changed when it comes to supporting remote workforces? Read answers from remote workers to learn.

Company Interview with Doug and Vivek, co-founders of remote tool, Pragli

It's amazing how involved HR is with a lot of these decisions. We spend a lot of time working with HR professionals. They are often brought in as vetting for tools.

Sometimes, this can be frustrating if the HR seems very out of sync with the experience of the other departments.

Good HR people spend a lot of time understanding the work habits of their peers and don't just evaluate from the perspective of what they themselves want.

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.

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Company Interview with Devin, CEO of Animalz

HR at remote companies has the additional role of connecting the team in meaningful ways to prevent folks from feeling isolated, demotivated. I think this is true for leadership too.

We need to constantly be sharing our vision, purpose, to remind folks that the work they are doing matters.

I think it’s easier to feel that organically when you’re co-located in an office. On remote teams, things like regular team memos, monthly All Hands, and written updates from leads go a long way towards making the team feel more connected and therefore, motivated.

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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