Working remotely can be a challenging time, particularly when you don’t have access to your work set up. However, it doesn’t have to be a difficult process as it can be made easier by allowing employees to use their own devices to access work files. To help you get started, we have compiled a list of some of the challenges you may face when switching the company to remote working.
Communication Can Be Affected
Working remotely has become a reality for many of us in recent months as the Covid-19 pandemic has several businesses working from home for the foreseeable future. But without a designated business phone this could seem impossible. However, with the use of a BYOD contract, you no longer need to have your own work and home from. With the simple click of an app, you can have all your work and home calls directed straight to your handset allowing your calls and messages to be responded to straight away with no hesitation.
Slow Response To Emails
In addition to communication being affected, there could also be limitations on access to emails. However, allowing your employees to use their own devices such as computers and phones, you are able to respond to your emails promptly. This is a great way to improve communication and allow your employees to work as productively as possible from home. Though this is a process that can take some time to set up, depending on the size of the business, this will not need to be set up again afterwards.
Lack Of Time Management
Time management is also hugely important when working remotely and can be difficult when you don’t have access to your work computer. However, saving all your work onto shared cloud storage and providing logins to your employees will ensure that they have everything that they need to work remotely and be as productive as possible throughout the workday. By using their own devices and product management software’s, you will ensure that work is completed on time and everyone is in the same boat when it comes to completing tasks on time and to the best of their ability.
Technology hiccups are going to be present in the first few months of working from home and as a business owner, you should be prepared for this. But with careful planning and a bring your own device contract, you can limit these hiccups as much as possible. This will ensure that your business remains in operation throughout this unexpected period of working from home. By allowing your employees to use their own devices, you can eliminate hiccups and ensure that you are still able to connect and manage your employees wherever they are working from.
With this in mind, there are several ways that you can eliminate hiccups when it comes to technology and enable the business to remain in operation even when they are working from home at this time.