Navigating Compliance Challenges in Multi-Location Businesses

November 14, 2023

For businesses with multiple locations that span different jurisdictions and states, maintaining compliance across the board is crucial and complicated. And for employers with remote employees based in various states, it’s become even more complex! The bigger your company and the more locations it includes, the more challenging labor law compliance becomes. That’s why multi-state… Read More »

Our 7 Secrets to Building a Successful Virtual Team

August 31, 2023
Title image with "Our 7 Secrets to Building a Successful Virtual Team" and an employee on a virtual team meeting

If you have a virtual team, you’ve likely heard of and tried countless ideas to support your team-building and productivity, especially over the last few years.  BlueLion has been building a remote team from Day 1, and we’ve read and tested many of these strategies ourselves. We have found the most important step is maintaining… Read More »

8 Workplace Safety Tips for Remote Employees

April 7, 2021
Workplace Safety for Remote Employees

As the telework trend rises, an increasing number of employers are faced with a new challenge: workplace safety for remote employees. Team members working from home are out of sight, as are their workspaces. So how can you reduce risks for both your employees and, therefore, your company? Much of the answer relies on open… Read More »

11 Ways to Promote Work-Life Balance for Remote Employees

January 20, 2021
11 Ways to Promote Work-Life Balance for Remote Employees

There are many benefits for remote employees and the companies that employ them. Workers enjoy things like more flexibility, comfort, and reduced or no commute time. According to the stats, working from home can also increase employee productivity—sometimes by as much as 25%! It’s becoming increasingly difficult for employers to argue that employees are not… Read More »

9 Steps to Onboarding Remote Employees Smoothly

November 17, 2020
9 Steps to Onboarding Remote Employees Smoothly

Like most organizations, your company has probably gotten into somewhat of a rhythm when it comes to remote work since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. You have had several months to figure out new systems and technology as everyone learns how to work as a team and remain productive from home. But have you… Read More »

8 Ways to Engage and Motivate Remote Employees

September 9, 2020
8 Ways to Engage and Motivate Remote Employees

Several months into the coronavirus quarantine, remote work has become more relevant than ever. While working from home has many benefits, one of the major concerns for employers is how to engage remote employees. Between distractions at home, family life, and feelings of isolation, remote work poses its own unique set of challenges. So how… Read More »

How to Manage Workers’ Compensation and Remote Employees

August 17, 2020

There are many benefits for both small business owners and their employees when it comes to remote work. Organizations that have managed a remote workforce cite perks like increased employee engagement, morale, and productivity. Despite its many positives, working from home also has its own set of liabilities. As companies adapt to the world of… Read More »

Leading from a Distance: 9 Tips for Managing a Remote Workforce

August 10, 2020
9 Tips for Managing a Remote Workforce

The global workforce has certainly been moving toward telecommuting in recent years, with 5 million employees (3.6% of the workforce) working from home half-time or more, according to Global Workplace Analytics (GWA).  The COVID-19 crisis forced even more business owners and their entire organizations to start working remotely. This transition means managers have had to… Read More »