Skills for Remote and Hybrid workers

Remote and Hybrid work has become increasingly popular in the last 3 years in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But remote and hybrid workers need a specific set of skills to be successful in their roles. So how can leaders ensure that their workforces are upskilled for the modern world of work and what are some of the most important skills they need?

Self-discipline and time management

Without doubt, they must be self-disciplined and able to and manage their time effectively. They need to be able to set and stick to a schedule, prioritise tasks and avoid distractions but balance that with the need for regular breaks and ensuring their own well being.  Our programme will help them uncover how to avoid procrastination, stay motivated and achieve satisfying outcomes.

Communication skills

Effective communication is crucial for modern day workers. They need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively through email, chat, video conferencing and other remote communication channels.

Digital literacy

Hybrid workers must have a strong understanding of digital tools and technologies, including video conferencing software, project management software and other collaboration tools.

Problem-solving skills

Remote and hybrid workers workers need to be able to think critically and solve problems independently. They must be able to troubleshoot issues that arise and find solutions quickly.


Remote work can be unpredictable and remote workers must be able to adapt to changing circumstances quickly. They must be comfortable with new technology and be able to adjust to new workflows and processes.

Organisation skills

Remote and Hybrid workers must be highly organised, keeping track of deadlines, appointments and other important information. They need to be able to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.


Remote workers should be proactive and take the initiative to communicate, collaborate and seek feedback. They need to be able to work independently while also being an active member of a remote team. It’s a good idea if they live and breathe the old Mark Twain saying ‘If you have to eat the frog, eat it in the morning – if you have to eat two frogs – east the biggest one first’..

At the Smart Working Revolution, we upskill your workforce so they uncover a combination of technical, communication and soft skills to be successful in their roles. They are more able to work independently, communicate effectively, collaborate with their team members and work to outcomes to achieve your business goals.

Make contact with us to arrange an upgrade to your workforces skill set.