"Reality of the Remote Worker Report" Highlights the Need of Social Media
Apps for Team Communication
Taipei, Taiwan—August 30, 2017 — CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW) today released their “Reality of the Remote Worker Report,” which surveyed 1,154 US working adults, finding that remote workers tend to have their presence go by unnoticed. 43 percent of office workers think it’s harder for remote workers to be seen in the workplace than those non-remote. The report, conducted online with YouGov, gives valuable insight into the perceptions of remote workers and how their disconnect from company culture has become a cumbersome pain point in their careers. Its release coincides with the launch of CyberLink’s new “U” unified communication apps, a unique set of tools that bring the spontaneity and conviviality of social media to the workplace, transforming collaboration and team building in today’s organic business world.
Remote workers understand productivity, but according to the report, office workers think it’s twice as difficult for remote workers to build relationships with the boss, make work friends, collaborate with their team and navigate the workplace culture than in-office workers.
Creating a Remote Workplace Culture
With how quickly the business world is shifting to remote work, it’s not likely that the trend will move in reverse. Simplifying communication and aspects of collaboration among workers is a necessary part of making it work successfully, especially when one-third (31%) have been late or missed a meeting because of tech failure, or experienced the following technical difficulties:
Read the full survey result on CyberLink U Blog
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