Tag: Collaboration tools

Top 19 remote work tools

Top 19 remote work tools

Some say the future of work is remote. More and more industries are testing this new way of working. Here are some of the best tools to help your remote team collaborate productively, creatively, and seamlessly. Communication• Slack. Team communication platform for talking to team members.• Timezone.io. Remote work tool to track time zones and locations of team members.• Whereby.…

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Must-have tools to communicate with your virtual assistant

Must-have tools to communicate with your virtual assistant

Virtual assistants predominately work in solidarity, and the work assigned can very often be completed alone. That being said, communicating with teammates and clients plays a big part. The good news is, there’s plenty of ways to communicate, without any issue. Below, we’ve listed the best software and tools to collaborate and communicate with your virtual assistant. Slack. Slack brings…

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Tips for managing remote employees

Tips for managing remote employees

Make remote work more productive and engaging for employees with empathetic, but practical actions. Large numbers of employees now work remotely, and it is too late to develop a set of remote work policies if you did not already have one. But there are ways to make the remote work experience productive and engaging for employees and the organisation. In…

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Must-have free tools for virtual assistants

Must-have free tools for virtual assistants

Dreaming of a laptop lifestyle or spending more time with family at home? Considering becoming a virtual assistant? Great! To succeed as a VA though, you’ll need to be perfectly organised, manage your time well and communicate in a timely and professional manner. Fortunately, there are some tools that will help you with the following tasks: • Communication with your…

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Cross-cultural remote and virtual teams: advice and tips

Cross-cultural remote and virtual teams: advice and tips

With the fall of Coronavirus making itself known on a grand scale, it is fair to say that the development of competent remote and virtual teams is now a big priority for most training departments. Adapting to a world wherein travel is limited and social distance is a must makes the capability to do business practically across cultures, nations and…

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Best virtual assistant software tools to optimise productivity

Best virtual assistant software tools to optimise productivity

With the advent of the Internet of Things comes several innovations that help companies save resources. One of the coolest of them is the rise of cyber secretary, or virtual assistant. As opposed to paying a hefty salary, offering bonuses, and dishing out more benefits to an in-house employee, you can now reduce expenses by hiring remote employees and investing…

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