Self-isolation and Coronavirus: How to manage a remote workforce

Stuart Duff, Head of Development at workplace psychology consultancy, Pearn Kandola, comments about the psychological impacts of home working on people in the workforce – and how you can work to ensure that all members of your team are bringing their best selves to projects.

Know your team

You might assume that introverted people, who are more comfortable spending time alone and working under their own steam, are more accustomed to working flexibly than extroverts, who feel a much greater need for social interaction. The reality, however, is that extroverted people are much more likely to adapt well to agile working.

It’s vital that remote workers remain in touch with their wider team, and this is something at which extroverts excel. They are much more likely to proactively make contact, while introverts find it harder to initiate conversation and risk becoming even more detached.

Read the full article on Relocate Global.

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