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Even before the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, companies everywhere had the potential to benefit from the use of a social intranet. Now that many organizations have switched to remote working, having a powerful intranet portal can help facilitate many of the important process required to effectively work from home. Let's take a look at several different ways that using a social intranet can help your employees work remotely.
The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be stressful for people all across the country. Shelter-in-place orders have led to many people working from home for the first time. Some have taken to this well, but others are struggling. They aren't quite sure what they should be doing - something that may be causing them extra stress. This compounds with the fact that working from home can actually lead workers feeling higher levels of stress due to the potential imbalance in their work and personal life. Studies have shown that heightened stress can have a negative impact on productivity. Workers struggling with a lack of productivity or perceived productivity can cause more stress that compounds with everything else.
Forced social distancing as a result of coronavirus outbreak has led to many businesses resorting to remote working. While some organizations have quickly adapted, many are in triage mode. They aren't very familiar with online working environments and consequently are struggling. Working online from home can be extremely effective and productive when you do it right. Microsoft Teams is a great tool for companies to use to help with remote working. To help you make the best use of the platform, here are 10 ways to make an online meeting with Microsoft Teams more productive.
For some people, working from home is no different than working in the office. They sit down at their computer, put in 8 hours, and then log off for the day once everything is done. These people are obviously superheroes, and we should all tip our hats to them. Not everyone can do that, which normally isn't a problem. However, it may end up becoming one due to the recent coronavirus outbreak. Many companies are being forced to have their employees work from home meaning the people who aren't great at working from home are struggling.