How Do You Ensure Employees Working From Home?

How Do You Ensure Employees Working From Home?
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Lockdown brings in a gamut of challenges for enterprises and HR management. Tracking an employee’s work remotely could be the most challenging part of working from home. COVID-19 has forced companies to provide work from home option to their workforce until a positive sign.

 

Working from home has many benefits as well. Less stress, less power consumption at office, improved productivity and much more. Employees also have reported that working from home is more motivating than to traveling office every day for same work.

 

 

Related – How to setup an effective work from home policy?

 

 

Yet, remote working also has its own disadvantages, out of which today’s subject is one. So, are successfully keeping a track of your employees’ deliverables and working hours? If ‘no’, what tips could help you?

 

Listed below are 4 best tips to ensure employee’s productivity and best usage of working hours throughout remote working:

Online attendance management

Establishing a structured system for daily check IN and check OUT can keep your employees in loop. This lets you know that at least they are available. For measuring productivity, there are some other methods, but timely check ins like Punch-In, lunch time and Punch-Out could help you in keeping them on track.

Online attendance management system helps you track employee work time easily. Also, a liberty to employees – the system lets them punch through their mobile itself. The system automatically tracks the location and time of punch making attendance management of remote workforce easier.

 

 

Timesheet management

Online timesheet management solution can help you keep a good track of an employee’s daily task. These informative timesheets with hourly details can provide you enough data to know whether they are working or not.

 

Online timesheet management not only lets your manager keep a track of employee work but also employees can now easily feed their daily data easily through mobile.

 

 

Self-service portal

ESS portal, also known as employee self-service, empowers your workforce to access any information or document through their mobile phone itself. Integrated self-service portal can make attendance collection easier and promotes mobile working/ remote working.

 

It helps your employees stay connected to you, even while working from home.

 

 

Adopt better communication channels

Relying completely on web-based mailing tools or emails may not be a good idea while managing or keeping a check on remote workforce. You need to revamp your communication channel. Video conferencing can make communication better and for co-workers working remotely.

 

The sense of isolation and less productive ideas can be eliminated with an improved medium.

 

 

Conclusion:

Believe it or not, a human tends to perform better under supervision. Employee working from home needs to be engaged through various HRMS solutions like self-service and timesheet management. E Engaged workforce, irrespective of their location, always perform better than mentally detached ones.

To learn more how Pocket HRMS’ business solutions can help your HR manage employees in this remote working period, read out recent blogs here!

 

Also, you can share your thoughts here –sales@pockethrms.com

 

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