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How Remote Workers Benefit from Staff Retreats

Most love working remotely for the flexibility of having an office anywhere, but have you considered how hosting staff retreats or in-person meetings can influence your virtual work team? Creating monthly, quarterly, or yearly meet-ups together may present a new way for your team to progress all while developing deeper professional relationships. See three benefits of staff retreats for remote workers below:

Blending Strengths

Most know that a team is able to bring a large amount of different strengths. Each individual holds influential skills that can benefit your work team as a whole. Think about how one individual may possess great skills in event planning while another excels at marketing. Together, they are able to organize an upcoming event better than if it was one single worker by using complimentary strengths. Building upon your workers strengths in a group may help your business flourish in a way that it could not virtually.

Collaborating

Remote workers are able to collaborate through online meetings, phone calls or emails, but can be simplified if your team is able to meet up every now and then. Collaborating in person with your work team is a brilliant way to start problem solving, brainstorming, developing employee skills, and much more. Catching up with your fellow coworkers will allow you to join in together to make something great happen!

Focus and Time Management

When groups are able to come together it often improves their focus and time management. With all hands on deck, it becomes easier for your team to fast-track tasks. Collaborating enables deadlines and important projects to be met. Consider delegating specific tasks that are tailored to an individual’s area of expertise to encourage quicker turnover. Working as a team versus individually will boost productivity and give some of the best outcomes your company has seen.

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