How Does Microsoft Teams Help You Drive Team Culture?

Remote work has become the standard during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it comes with its own set of challenges for employees and managers. Have you been able to keep your remote staff engaged?

How has your staff’s adaptation to remote work been so far?

The fact is that it doesn’t come naturally to everyone. This new era of remote working has led to issues that managers would have addressed directly in the workplace. It’s not so easy now that you’re cut off from your team members.

A recent study has found that new remote workers across the country are encountering a series of challenges in their daily work life:

  • 19% experience loneliness
  • 17% have difficulty communicating and collaborating
  • 8% have trouble staying motivated

Microsoft Teams can help you keep your remote works engaged with the overall team culture — as explored in the previous episode of Coffee Break With Fuelled, there is a range of apps available to support your team engagement efforts.

This week, Coffee Break With Fuelled explores the apps that assistant with driving team culture:

 

How Can Microsoft Teams Help You Drive Team Culture?

Even though your team is working remotely, you can still maintain the social aspect of your work environment  thanks to several different apps that integrate with Microsoft Teams:

  • Encourage your team members: Apps like Karma allow you to send small notes of gratitude and recognition to specific team members, adding a culture of celebration to the remote workspace.
  • Promote an inclusive virtual workspace: Apps like Ment.io send immediate notifications on discussions as they update, keeping you and your team engaged on important topics.

Don’t Miss Out On Everything Microsoft Teams Has To Offer

As with so many modern solutions, the more you know about it, the more you can do with it. Don’t settle for using just the basic features of Microsoft Teams when it can do so much more for you and your remote team.

Ernie Sherman

I have a strong passion for helping Ottawa Businesses, Entrepreneurs and professionals to become more productive and successful while allowing them to feel at ease and secure when it comes to their Information Technology needs. As the President of Fuelled Networks since 1998, I specialize in providing no-nonsense flawless and prompt technical support to Ottawa businesses, with in-depth consulting on Fortinet, Microsoft, Microsoft Cloud Stack and security. I strive to help businesses to succeed and take great pride in building long-lasting positive relationships and taking on a strong leadership role within the Ottawa community.