How to Know if Your Remote Employee is Really Working

Teresa Douglas
6 min readSep 5, 2018

Back Away from the Surveillance Equipment

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If you read the comments section on articles about working remotely, someone inevitably asks ‘how do I know if my remote employees are working?’ The concern is that employees will loaf without a manager to watch them. I’ve managed remote teams as small as twenty and as large as 100, spread across California. Most of my people did…

Teresa Douglas

Mexican Yankee in Canada. Remote work speaker, manager. Book: Working Remotely: Secrets to Success for Employees on Distributed Teams