Best Tools for Remote Workers | 5 Tools to Help You Work Remotely 

August 22, 2022 

5 Tools to Help You Work Remotely 

Whether you work hybrid or remote, not working in the same vicinity as the rest of your team can be hard. Challenges remote teams may face include reduced communication, decreased productivity, or less organization. Luckily, there are many tools available to connect teams who work remotely. Here are our top tools we recommend that help remote workers and their teams stay connected, organized, and productive. 

1. Team messaging apps

  • The easiest way to connect with your remote team is through a messaging app. Send quick messages and conversations without clogging up your inbox. Messaging apps allow for easy collaboration, even if your colleagues are thousands of miles away. Here are three apps that we recommend: 

2. Virtual meeting apps

  • Sometimes text-based chats are not enough to communicate an important message or concept. When you are unable to meet your remote team at your usual coworking space, try a virtual meeting instead. Below are virtual meeting apps that we recommend: 

3. Project management apps

  • Keep track of your teams’ tasks, goals, and projects — all in one place using a project management app. These apps will increase your productivity by keeping you organized and prioritizing tasks. If you’re interested in other ways to increase productivity, check out this post. Here are the three task management apps we recommend: 

4. Cloud storage

  • The easiest way for remote workers to share and store documents is to utilize cloud storage systems. Cloud storage allows your team to access documents whether working from home, a coffee shop, or a coworking space. Here are our favorites: 

5. Password management apps

  • Don’t worry about compromising company security by sharing company passwords over messaging apps or emails. Use a password management app. These apps also allow you to share passwords without revealing the entire password to the person you shared it with. Here are the apps we recommend:  

We use many of these tools over at Apt CoWork. These tools help our remote workers stay connected and organized! What does your team use?