As we navigate the new normal of working from home and supervising teams remotely,
communication is critical in managing work processes and supporting the well-being of employees.
One practical step that supervisors can take is to schedule regular one-on-one performance check-in via voice or video call with team members.
Supervisors should state up front that the purpose of these conversations is to maintain an open channel of communication to share progress updates and provide support on work issues.
Here are five recommended questions you can incorporate in your check-ins, to facilitate constructive conversations with your team members.
1. “Are there challenges you face working from home?”