Based on several research studies, such as the Remote Work Report
where a majority of the respondents indicated that they would like to work remotely even after the pandemic, it's fair to say that remote work is the future.
However, collaboration and communication
are regularly cited as being the biggest problems of remote work. Considering that collaboration is key and is yet one of the biggest problems of remote work, a better teamwork solution for remote workers is the need of the hour.
Better remote team collaboration with check-insCheck-ins are lightweight status updates that improve collaboration and make work more fun.
Check-ins include helpful labels like Top of Mind, Blocked and Give Feedback and tags corresponding to weekly goals and objectives that let your teammates know your status.
Feel in control of your week
Know the feeling with remote work when you don't know what is happening and don't feel in control?
Well, this will end with regular daily check-ins that correspond to your weekly goals. These goals will make you feel that you're making progress in small chunks and will keep you motivated.
It is important that the goals you set are S.M.A.R.T (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound).
Feel motivated throughout the weekEveryone needs a bit of motivation to get through the week, especially on Wednesdays. With daily check-ins you can know how you have been progressing throughout the week and where you stand with respect to your goals for the week.
Check-ins also motivate you every day to help you put in just that little bit more that makes all the difference.
Teamwork makes the dream workBy taking small daily steps with check-ins, you can take significant steps to achieving your goals as a team and doing something magical.
Check-ins also include weekly goal planning and reflections at the end of the week, including team-building questions which help strengthen team bonds and keep the team together.To conclude, check-ins help remote teams collaborate better and improve teamwork. Do check out Neo - a platform for asynchronous check-ins and collaboration for remote teams.