September 10, 2021
Digital offices. Spoken about but not fully explained. In this article we will take a deep dive into the ins and out of managing digital offices.
Because your employees are no longer in your office, they cannot leave a neat report on your desk when they leave for the evening. However, with proper management, the results can be much greater than the results of any traditional office.
1. Better focus on the task.
Not working in the office means that the employees don't get sidetracked by small irrelevant tasks that make their way to their desks. Outsourced workers understand that they have specific and clearly defined goals for the day which allows them to focus and stay on track.
2. Power to the people
Unlike people working in the office, your digital team cannot simply walk up to your desk and ask any questions they have. There is more friction when it comes to communication because there are more obstacles to it.
However, not having a person to manage their every step allows the employees to problem solve independently and approach the problem at hand creatively. This autonomy segways well into the next point which is the reduction in time spent micromanaging.
3. Less time spent micromanaging.
Less time is spent micromanaging because when you choose to outsource your employees you have the freedom to only hire professionals that do not require extra training, instead of resorting to local employees who need training in order to be up to par with their counterparts. Add to this the fact that there are many organisations globally that provide a management system in addition to the employee, which completely minimises any maintenance from the side of the client.