Blog by Caitlin

How to have a city career from rural Australia
It’s been five months now and the vast majority of traditional office-based businesses have proven to themselves – and the rest of the world – that remote work is not only possible but that it’s probably the face of the future workforce.
06.08.20 10:01 AM - Comment(s)
Lead Your Remote Team Away From Burnout, Not Toward It
For virtual work to be successful – both for employees and their employers – one crucial factor has to be non-negotiable: Virtual employees need to have great working relationships with their team.
30.07.20 12:38 PM - Comment(s)
How to leave the office when the office is your home
Use these shutdown rituals to make the mental shift from work-time to me-time.
30.07.20 12:15 PM - Comment(s)
Four (Not) Secrets of Productive Remote Workers
For virtual work to be successful – both for employees and their employers – one crucial factor has to be non-negotiable: Virtual employees need to have great working relationships with their team.
16.07.20 11:58 AM - Comment(s)
Going bush: WFH biggest leveller for the regions
We've rounded up some productivity secrets (that aren't so secret) to help you get the most out of your working hours.
15.07.20 10:02 AM - Comment(s)
Working Remotely: Forced changes could mean silver linings for regions
Pointer Remote Founder and Managing Directer, Jo Palmer features on ABC News talking all things remote work and regional Australia.
17.06.20 08:49 AM - Comment(s)
Managing Virtual Teams: How to Lead Remotely
For virtual work to be successful – both for employees and their employers – one crucial factor has to be non-negotiable: Virtual employees need to have great working relationships with their team.
15.06.20 08:51 AM - Comment(s)
Your no-nonsense guide to communication in the workplace
For virtual work to be successful – both for employees and their employers – one crucial factor has to be non-negotiable: Virtual employees need to have great working relationships with their team.
15.06.20 07:52 AM - Comment(s)
Change management: leading from the front
If you want your company to lead from the front, change is inevitable. An organisation’s ability to stay nimble is key to its potential for innovation, scale and growth.
15.06.20 07:28 AM - Comment(s)
Communication: the holy grail of relationship success
This is the cornerstone of every organisation. The holy grail to relationship success. The yin to profitability yang. And interestingly, not the same thing as talking. We all know someone who loves to talk but isn’t a great communicator.
15.06.20 07:21 AM - Comment(s)
What empathy-centred leadership looks like
Disrupted operations and fragmented environments that have scattered the workforce are creating a very different dynamic for leaders. It’s raised the bar, compelling you as a leader to adopt a more personal style of management.
11.06.20 01:08 PM - Comment(s)
How to increase your productivity at work
You reach the end of your workday and glance down at your (now coffee-stained) to-do list. You’re immediately overcome with frustration as you realise that barely half of the items are checked off. Seriously, what happened? You were here for eight hours, so why didn’t you get more accomplished?
11.06.20 11:49 AM - Comment(s)
14 Tried-and-True Ideas to Improve Team Communication
If there's one thing high-performing teams are built on, it's effective communication. It doesn't matter how disruptive your technology is or how grand a vision you hold — if your team doesn't communicate well, you're going to be fighting an uphill battle.
04.06.20 03:27 PM - Comment(s)
Setting Up Efficient Communication Methods for Remote Work
We've rounded up some productivity secrets (that aren't so secret) to help you get the most out of your working hours.
04.06.20 03:11 PM - Comment(s)
Which Remote Work Communication Style Fits You?
From the team at Yonder We love delving into organisational behavior and the psychology of work. A few months ago, we were discussing some remote work personality types and came up with some of our own!
04.06.20 02:56 PM - Comment(s)
How remote teams miscommunicate, and how to fix it
By now, you’ve probably heard several times that communication is crucial in remote teams. And it’s easy to understand why. It’s the only thing that makes a virtual team. Without messages and meetings with each other, we’re just a bunch of strangers that happen to be working toward the same goal.
04.06.20 10:42 AM - Comment(s)
Culture: The Office of an Officeless Team
In co-located companies, team culture is often organic and subconscious. It develops naturally as your team spends days and weeks together and finds common habits, traits, and opinions that they share. In turn, these turn into a unified vibe and mission… or in other words, your company culture.
04.06.20 10:07 AM - Comment(s)
How to build culture in a remote team
When it comes to remote teams, culture is a huge topic. Common knowledge suggests that co-located teams have an easier time building culture compared to remote teams.
04.06.20 09:14 AM - Comment(s)
Remote Work Productivity: Staying Productive Regardless of Location
Some of the benefits associated with telecommuting remote work include: reduced stress, increases employee retention, reduced costs for employers, and guess what – improved productivity.
03.06.20 01:01 PM - Comment(s)
How to Create a Remote Work Schedule that Works for You
Whether you're a new or experienced remote employee, you've probably realised how hard it can be to stay on a proper schedule. Luckily, with all of the scheduling technology we have today, creating an outline of your workweek actually isn't that hard to do.
03.06.20 12:18 PM - Comment(s)