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In order to become really efficient at teleworking, here are the ordered steps you must take:
1. Prepare a Personal Workspace for Teleworking:
When working from home during the COVID-19 crisis, there is nothing more annoying than finding out that you have inadequate Wi-Fi coverage in the only part of your home that you can work peacefully.
You may choose to use 4G from your mobile network. However, this is not recommended as a long-term strategy as you risk higher radiation levels due to device proximity, which can cause unnecessary fatigue and irritation.
To help and support its customers and employees, Neurored is offering free Wireless Range Extenders to anyone who needs it at this critical juncture. These smart devices have everything you need to quickly, easily, and securely access the internet from any room.
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But wait, is there a catch?
No! We require absolutely nothing from you. However, we would deeply appreciate it if you made a voluntary donation to support the fight against COVID-19 in Spain.
By donating to the ‘Respirators Project’ on GoFundMe.com, you will be funding the purchase of respirators for the hospitals in Spain.
2. Install Personal Productivity Tools
Working from home can be just as productive if not more productive than working from the office if you have the right tools in place.
Here are some tools that can make you productive while working from home:
- Chat and conferencing tools: Use conferencing and chat tools like Skype and Zoom to communicate quickly with your colleagues.
- Note-taking tools: Synchronize your notes and checklists conveniently across your devices using tools like Quip from Salesforce.
- Email client and calendar: It’s a no-brainer, but make sure to use an email client that lets you natively schedule calendar events and get notifications on your mobile phone.
- Project management tools: Manage your team using agile boards (kanban or scrum) with tools like Trello, Jira, GanttPro, etc.
- Document Sharing and Collaboration tools: While working you not only need to share documents but also work together with your colleagues to work faster. Google Suite has some great apps for this, including Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides.
- Focus Enhancement Tools: Apps like SelfControl can help you limit your access to websites, mail servers, or anything else on the web that distracts you during work hours.
- Routine Rest Apps: If you’re a workaholic, you may need to rest your eyes at regular intervals. Tools like Break Timer remind you to give your eyes those 30 seconds of rest when it is required.
3. Get access to Your Enterprise Systems:
Teleworking is much more than giving employees remote access to Email and Skype. To telework effectively employees must have access to all relevant company information needed to execute their tasks.
Neurored’s unique technology and methodology enables you to migrate your company’s in-house systems securely to the Salesforce Cloud Platform with relevant information such as product catalogs, orders, locations, and supply chain stakeholders, so they can be accessed remotely by your employees and your customers – all in a record time!
Furthermore, all your current supply chain information will be combined on Neurored’s Supply Chain Control Tower with pre-built integrations across 80+ container lines, 8.5+ million trucks, and rail companies in order to empower collaboration with your transport partners and have end-to-end visibility of all your shipments.
With Neurored Supply Chain Control Tower, users don’t have to switch between multiple systems to view business-relevant data, emails, tasks, and reminders. This ensures that employees are not wasting time switching between multiple tools.
4. Get a unified view of your supply chain in real-time:
Neurored’s Supply Chain Control Tower gives business users access to real-time information and enables a 360-degree view of all your supply chain operations.
With Neurored Supply chain Control tower, businesses can track shipments anywhere in the world, across all modes of transport. In case of any deviations in the shipment deliveries, the relevant users are notified in real-time and take corrective action through mobile, tablets, and PC devices.
Additionally, businesses can leverage the power of Einstein Analytics to find opportunities for improvement. Not only does the tool offer diagnostic reports about events in the supply chain, but it also makes realistic predictions based on the data and offers prescriptive suggestions of what organizations can do about it.
5. Consolidate all your communication with customers into a Community Portal:
Consolidating all communications with customers online has the following advantages:
- An easier online communication process improves the customer experience and thereby improves customer loyalty.
- Centralizing all the emails with customers across multiple users and channels allows employees to maintain a coherent and business-relevant conversation.
- Neurored Supply Chain Control Tower gives the management management visibility into metrics such as response times and helps them take corrective measures accordingly.
6. Measure employee performance based on targets and goals addressed
Concerns about remote workers “not really working” often hold managers back from granting employees access to work from home. However, every seasoned manager knows that the presence of an employee doesn’t guarantee productivity.
To tackle this problem businesses should implement a meritocratic system to measure employee productivity. When performance is measured by the goals addressed, the hours that an employee clocks-in becomes irrelevant, what matters is that the employee is delivering the required results.
Neurored’s own team has been teleworking with a meritocratic performance appraisal system for over a decade. This means that we have a strong experience about remote working and we have already developed meritocratic systems for some of our customers to reward employee performance in their operations.
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