Critical Remote Workforce Software Solutions

COVID-19 probably means you’re running a business remotely with employees working from home. There has been some great initiative during this crisis. Some business owners responded quickly and transitioned the whole company to work form home.

Others set up a hybrid where they would alternate a skeleton workforce on-site and the rest working remotely. The approach has depended on your industry and whether your staff can work from home. Regardless of whether it’s your whole team or just part of the business, chances are you’re working out what the best tools are to manage a remote workforce. It’s critical that you get the right remote workforce software to manage your workers, along with all the tools they need for support and task management.

Remote workforces are the future

The different types of remote workforce software

  • Collaboration software;
  • Communication software;
  • Remote desktop software;
  • Project and task management software;
  • CRM systems;
  • Sales software;
  • Automation tools.

Collaboration Software

Communication Software

Slack and Microsoft Teams are the two most popular communication software.
Slack and Microsoft Teams are the two most popular communication software.
Slack and Microsoft Teams are the two most popular communication software.

Real-time messaging is a critical remote workforce software, which allows your teams to have critical discussions as and when you need to without clogging up the airwaves with emails and texts. The right platform can allow you to communicate by topic and by the project so filing becomes unnecessary. The better platforms will also allow the adding of files, software integrations, and other forms of information. The two most popular platforms for remote employees are Slack and Microsoft Teams.

Remote Desktop Software

Project and Task Management

CRM System

CRM is one of the most important remote workforce software.
CRM is one of the most important remote workforce software.
CRM is one of the most important remote workforce software.

Your CRM system is one of the most important pieces of software at your disposal. It will allow you to manage, store, and track customer data. You should also be able to create various automation tasks so that communication is maintained with minimal effort. Three popular options for you to check out are Zoho (the cheap option) Hubspot and Keep.

Sales Software

Other Software

  1. 1 Password — Helps team members manage multiple work passwords
  2. Zapier — Can help you automate regular tasks and create integrations between platforms so employees can spend more time working on more valuable tasks.
  3. Jotform — Create forms to get leads and collect surveys.

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