The remote workforce is growing exponentially and provides companies with a diverse pipeline of employees from a variety of backgrounds. Software development service provider Rainforest QA found that although it had a significant number of remote workers, their engagement levels were lower than onsite employees, which is a typical dynamic across industries. The company set out to improve the remote experience by implementing a program called Remote Week. At Interop 2018, Rainforest's Vice President of People, Heather Doshay, explained the project and how helped build empathy and equalized engagement for employees both onsite and offsite.
>> Read more about the discussion on IT diversity at Interop 2018: IT Pros Are More Equipped to Address Diversity Than You'd Think
>> Watch the entire keynote segment featuring Heather Doshay: Building an Equitable Workplace Panel