It’s becoming more and more common for companies and small business owners to reap the benefits of remote teams and virtual workers – from virtual assistants who handle your mundane and time consuming administrative tasks to freelancers hired to consult or help with specific projects.
By utilizing remote and virtual workers, you are able to recruit the right person(s) to work on any task or project, dramatically cut costs, and not surprisingly, improve the productivity of existing teams and employees.
Benefits aside, it’s challenging to manage remote teams and virtual staff. In order to succeed, everyone must be able to collaborate, communicate, and share ideas with relative ease and efficiency.
That said, here are 10 essential tools to help keep your virtual assistants and remote team of freelancers harmoniously integrated.