ving logo

Seriously No Yawns Here. Most Engaging Safety Talks Ever.

Find Out More

2/23/17 8:00 AM Rebecca Whittenberger

If you were to offer one of these workplace perks to your employees – free coffee every day or the ability to work from home occasionally – which one do you think they would pick?

Not sure if you want to offer remote workplace options to current and future staff? These 4 articles will reduce your fears about having remote employees.

If you’re a savvy manger, you probably believe that the “work from home” option would be a no-brainer for most of your staff. And why is that? Even though flexible work options are a big trend these days, there’s proof that these choices offer many positive benefits for both employees and their managers.

For example, some employees who have the option to work remotely are better able to balance work and their personal lives, which produces greater overall satisfaction with their jobs.

And, of course, increased employee satisfaction leads to more productivity, and more productivity leads to increased profits, and so on and so forth. It’s the domino effect.

“But if I start letting some of my employees work remotely, won’t communicating with them be harder,” you may be thinking. No harder than it already is to communicate with the staff you see every day.

Effective communication is not based on location; effective internal communication is the result of sending the right information and making sure your recipients understand them.


Share with employees on understanding stress, recognizing it and what to do.


Whether you already have remote employees and would like to make communication with them more effective, or you are thinking about offering this “perk” to your current staff for the first time, these articles will point you in the right direction and help improve what you’re already doing.


Article 1: The True Value of the Remote Worker

There is a big demand for mobile work environments, and companies willing to support telecommuting reap a number of benefits, such as access to a wider base of professionals without common geographical barriers. This article includes four key questions business owners should ask themselves before offering flexible work options to employees.


Article 2: Why Remote Workers Are More (Yes, More) Engaged

This author of this article suggests four reasons why more effort is often spent trying to communicate with remote employees (to make sure they’re on task, have what they need, etc.) than the on-site employees who see the boss every day.


Article 3: The Smart Way to Communicate with Remote Workers 

Despite the many advantages of telecommuting, the distance from your employees can cause confusion and misunderstandings. This article offers four ways to keep you and your remote workers on the same page.


Article 4: Effective Communication Tips: Transforming Your Remote Workforce Into a Collaborative Unit

Handling remote workers is the same as handling in-office workers: effective communication is the key to getting everything (and anything) done efficiently. Here are five tips to make sure your remote employees come together as a unit.


We want to know your thoughts about remote workers. Make sure to let us know below or tweet us @vingapp. 

*this blog originally was written by Rebecca Whittenberger on 2/27/2014 and has been updated for freshness.

Employee Engagement Checklist Free Download

star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021

Rachel W

"Ving Understands What Safety Managers Need to Improve Training"

One of the biggest problems I've had with safety training platforms is making the training easily accessible on mobile job sites, making it easy to upload in-house training, and technical issues with outdated software. All of those problems have been solved by Ving. It's well-thought-out and easy-to-use.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I love the QR code option. For example, you can print a QR code sticker that explains how to inspect fire extinguishers and post it next to the extinguisher so anyone doing monthly inspections isn't guessing based on training that was six months ago. They can review the training immediately.

Show more
star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021

Kimberly D

"Excellent Customer Service and Product"

I highly recommend using VING for anything from safety training to onboarding and management training. I can't stress enough how helpful and knowledgeable the Customer Support is!!!

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Safety training - VING makes safety training, compliance, and tracking easy. I have recently started using it for leadership and management training as well and love it!


Show more
star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021 star icon - 2021

Kim B

"Ving Training has been very convenient and helpful."

I like the flexibility and convenience of completing training for employees with different job responsibilities and schedules.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It has helped to achieve a high percentage of training completion for our salary employees.

Show more
Contact Ving