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Many hiring managers and team leads have adapted to the trend of remote work, which offers benefits such as a wider hiring pool and cost savings. However, managers need to intentionally focus on building team culture in this new environment.
And because hiring a remote workforce widens the hiring pool, increases employee retention and results in higher cost savings, working from home is here to stay.
Building a positive team culture leads to happier employees and increased productivity. It also reduces stress and anxiety, leading to higher employee retention rates and positive word-of-mouth for the company.
A positive team culture leads to happier employees. This may result in increased productivity over the long run. Because a positive work environment leads to things like friendships and increased levels of support between coworkers, you're more likely to see lower turnover rates and higher employee retention rates when you emphasize team culture.