How to manage remote workers like they're right in the officeNovember 26, 2014
Ever since Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer banned telecommuting, remote working has had a bad rap. Even so, either by necessity or by choice, a sizable number of companies employ remote workers. A Census Bureau report found that 13.4 million people worked from home at least one day per week in 2010. The remote work force grew 80% between 2005 and 2012. Remote working gone wrong can result in detached employees who don't get much done. But it doesn't have to be that way. Education startup Citelighter has workers scattered around the world, from developers in Romania to account executives in Northern California, and another group in Baltimore. The company recently shared with Fast Company how it successfully manages it dispersed workforce.