Remote working (Conversation set)

Crowdsource ideas for improving the experience of your remote workers.

 

This set is perfect for teams that work remotely and covers communication & inclusion, well-being, and setup & resources. The set can be used in isolation or combined with our culture set to prompt a variety of conversations about the remote employee experience.

 

📝 Note: This conversation set can also be run as a long form survey instead.

 

Here is the full conversation set.


Remote working

Communication & Inclusion

Rated Statement Conversation Starter

I am able to communicate well with my co-workers. 

What has communication been like with your team?
I am able to collaborate well with my co-workers. Is there anything that is limiting your ability to collaborate with co-workers?
I feel connected to my team despite the separation.  What helps you feel connected to your team?
I find it easy to contribute during meetings.  Is there anything that gets in the way of contributing?
I feel included in [org] ceremonies (e.g. [showcases]).  What is one thing we can do to ensure you feel included?
I am included in team decisions.  What is the best way to include you during decision-making processes?

Well-being

Rated Statement Conversation Starter
I feel supported and empowered to work remotely.  Is there anything you need to help you work successfully?
Someone at work regularly checks in on me.  How often do you like to be checked in on?
I take regular breaks throughout my workday.  Is there anything that gets in the way of you taking regular breaks?
My remote work setup is comfortable. Is there anything that would make your remote work setup more comfortable?
I am happy with how things are going while I work remote. Is there anything we can do to make your remote experience better?
It is easy to separate work and home.  What are some things you do to separate your work and home life?

Setup & Resources

Rated Statement Conversation Starter
I know what is expected of me while I work remotely.  Do you have any questions about your work expectations?
I have the equipment and resources I need to work remotely.  Is there anything that would help you do your job better?
I have access to the information I need to perform my job well.  Is there any further information that you would benefit from?
I have good visibility of upcoming work.  What is the best way to create visibility of upcoming work?
I have the devices and connectivity I need to work remotely.  Do you ever experience any issues with your devices and connectivity?
There are great channels to share my thoughts and ideas.  What is the best way for you to share your thoughts and ideas?