With few face-to-face meetings, remote workers still need feedback, so provide it through performance metrics. Yes, those working remotely no longer have the multiple opportunities to discuss any progress on their work with coworkers and managers. Fortunately, there is an alternative approach for providing feedback that may be more effective in some cases—adding personalized performance metrics for each remote worker. These added metrics make their bosses’ output expectations from each worker crystal clear. The data that their metrics provide now allows remote workers to spot growing minor problems themselves long before they get out of hand.
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