With an increasing amount of companies moving their employees to a “remote-first” set-up, many have had to adjust to a brand new work situation. With this new territory comes new challenges and questions, such as:
These are just a few of the questions that need to be answered to be successful in today’s work climate.
Accelo has been empowering employees since its founding by providing the tools remote employees need to manage their own time and priorities. Additionally, the all-in-one system ensures team members are effective, efficient, and connected regardless of each individual's location. For example, leverage Accelo's Project Management features to plan work, manage progress, and assign tasks to team members to promote accountability. You don’t need to be in the same office to know what’s happening in the business. You can also use these features to keep track of schedules and budgets, so there are no surprises along the way. Additionally, Accelo offers several integrations with your favorite tools, elminating the need to move between platforms to get your work done. Sync Accelo with Microsoft 365, G-Suite, Zapier, Xero, QuickBooks, and more!
Don’t take our word for it—here’s what a couple of our clients have to say about how Accelo has helped create a positive experience for their remote teams.
Susie Schade is the CEO and Founder of Vector Business Solutions, a US-based QuickBooks® and Outsourced Accounting firm that services small to medium-sized businesses. They offer a wide variety of services such as ongoing bookkeeping services, process documentation, and integration assistance. They also operate with a 100% remote team spread across the nation. When she started the firm 12 years ago, Susie knew that a couple of the great challenges with telecommuting was transparency and effective communication. Accelo helped Vector Business Solutions overcome those challenges and has helped promote a positive work culture for team members.
“Accelo has been a big part of our remote solution in multiple ways. Accelo gives us the visibility we need to work on assignments. My team also benefits from shared access to a live stream of communications across our clients from any team member so everyone is up-to-date on what's going on regardless of their location. Accelo also allows us to track work and time spent on it, which is crucial to managing remote team members."
- Susie Schade
If you’re interested in learning other ways that Susie and her team have benefited from Accelo, such as saving over 200 hours per year and reducing overhead by 10%, check out the Vector Business Solutions case study here.
Vector Business Solutions isn’t the only company that Accelo has helped make managing a remote workforce easier. SQ Digital, a multi award-winning digital marketing agency in Lancaster, United Kingdom, was founded in 2000 with a focus on providing relevant digital marketing strategies to small and medium-sized businesses to help them succeed. The firm’s headquarters are located in Lancaster, but a majority of team members are now working remotely. Eddie Bradshaw, Lead Project Manager at the company, said that a lot of Accelo’s features have been great and highly useful to his time, but one in particular has stood out with his team.
“The thing that has proven most valuable is that we don't have to store any information locally. Between Accelo and Onedrive we have no change to our working habits from office to home. No process we perform at the office has suffered as we are able to offer an identical setup on the go thanks to logging into Accelo. When we made the decision to work from home for most people it was just, 'log into Accelo' and there, we are working from home.”
- Eddie Bradshaw
Remote work can be a productive, efficient, and enjoyable experience with the right systems in place. Let Accelo simplify your work and help you succeed—in or out of the office. If you’re part of a remote team but have yet to check out Accelo, sign up for a free trial today!