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3 Ways to Help Remote Workers Feel the Seasonal Spirit — #12DaysofHCM

Telecommuting options have exploded over the past decade, and Gallup’s 2017 report showed that 43% of professionals work remotely at least some of the time. Offering remote flexibility is often a wise business decision for many reasons, not the least of which because it’s good for team members themselves. Remote contributors commonly report lower stress levels, higher productivity, and a better work-life balance.

But managing a remote workforce brings intrinsic difficulties, particularly when it comes to strengthening workplace community and connection. This division can sometimes feel amplified during the holidays, especially if you have a blended workforce. Here’s three tips to help your remote team members feel connected to your organization’s seasonal spirit: