When one is an employer or an entrepreneur, anyone with the required specific skills for the job preferred no matter the mode of work. No employer wants to settle for low quality work just because the best suited employee is far away. But as profit oriented as one can be in business one needs to be very careful to avoid losses and scams. So for those who are new into remote employing or thinking about it these are the things one should avoid.
Workers who Insist on Flexibility
Most online employees who are hunting for work like to assure an employer that they can do all work offered. One should specify on one area of expertise to outsource for these employees to measure their expertise. If an employee prides themselves as a jack of all trades, but nothing to show for it one should be careful or consider looking for another candidate to work with
Many of the people looking for work online will say anything at all to get an employer to trust them or give them work opportunities. Don’t trust what you haven’t seen like a programmer who can’t write a simple code. $ Other prospect employees want to reassure an employer of their work with little known about organizations which one can’t confirm which may turn out to be fake companies.
No Effective Communication
When an employer does extensive research on an employee and finds an endless list of complaints about communication from previous employers one should be worried. This shows unreliability.
No or Little Information About an Employee
Though it is apparent that remote working is not based on familiarity, but an input by employees, it is important to some extent to ensure that one finds out from previous or current employers the character of the specific employee.
Online Rumour Mills
On the internet a few individuals and organizations have tried to badmouth some remote workers and the concept of remote working as a whole with unclear agendas and no proof. One should beware of this since an employer may lose good, talented employees due to unspecified talks on blogs and such
No Checks and Balances
It is evident that monitoring a remote worker may be tricky, but it is not impossible altogether. An employer should ensure the employee understands the importance of discipline and work ethics in all work projects
Giving Out Work One doesn’t Really Understand
For an employer any work that is given to employees must be well understood in order to know if the employee is competent or not Though most remote managers don’t really emphasize on knowing what certain work projects are about, one can seek t research a little about them so as not to be fooled.
Some employers prefer to hire remote workers they may have met or familiar with because they assume they are more trustworthy. This is totally wrong because some of these workers may turn to abuse one’s trust and work on a alilfree gear’ mode because one is acquainted with them.
Any remote worker which an employer doesn’t know that insists on payment first before remitting any work is a big no Most of these may turn out to be frauds who are trying to con one of their money. Flagged remote workers
If a certain remote workers are flagged by some organizations or individuals and they seek to work for you be very cautious. They may be into scamming or other cyber-crimes.
The above list is the best and most informative for many new and prospective employers for remote work. It is also recommended for one to ask for an NI card for remote workers in the UK to fish out s criminals.