Remote work checklist

Is remote work working in your organisation?

If you’re managing a team where some, or all, of the team, are working remotely some, or all, of the time, there are things you can do to improve your chances of remote work success!

Here’s our checklist of 10 items to keep you on track.

You can view and download a more detailed list with tips for each of the ten points here.

Let’s get started! How many of these can you tick off?

  1. Be transparent
  2. Be purpose-driven
  3. Communicate, communicate, communicate
  4. Measure the outcomes, not the activity
  5. Get your technology right
  6. Be accessible and inclusive
  7. Be compassionate and trusting
  8. Encourage autonomy, regular upskilling and job crafting
  9. Maintain your team culture, even while you’re not together
  10. Role model a strong work-life balance

Where will you start improving your remote work approach?

Remember to download the full checklist for more tips.

And get in touch if you’d like some help!

We’re always discussing new approaches to people management in the Work Wonders Podcast


This list was compiled from various sources, including the following: Hays Recruitment, with additional material from Forbes and Gartner.

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

About Susan Rochester

Susan Rochester has been managing director of Balance at Work since 2006. Susan has a natural tendency to balance analytical thinking with an optimistic outlook to set direction and solve problems. She is an effective facilitator and constantly creates new and more effective ways of doing things, motivated by helping others to achieve their goals.

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