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Tools Necessary For a Remote Work Software Engineering Team

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Have you ever been given a task or have given a task to someone which seemed very difficult but was done within no time? For example, a video editing task or a graphic designing task that would normally take a few hours was done within an hour or less? There a certain tricks and tips where you can learn how to get time-consuming tasks done quickly too. Choosing the right remote work tools can drastically accelerate your productivity. They enable you to save time and move fast with absolutely zero comparisons on quality.

We have compiled a list of few remote work tools that can help save your time without compromising the quality of work. The better these tools get, the more we achieve during our working hours.

 

There is a high probability that you already know some of these tools. However, if you are searching the internet for more effective tools every day, we certainly hope this article will suffice for at least some time till you will need to do more research.

Communication

 

The first and the most important thing is communication when it comes to any team let it be remote or not. Here are a few efficient communication tools that will make your life a lot better:

Loom

Loom is basically a video recording tool. Which allows you to record your desktop, camera, and microphone. It’s perfect for creating videos containing instructions. If you have a new employee or intern to teach, the loom is the tool for you.

Zoom

You are probably familiar with zoom. Ever since the pandemic hit us, zoom has gained a lot of popularity among companies and educational institutes. 

 

Zoom is perfect for attending meetings. It is absolutely free for one on one meetings. However, it has a forty minutes limit for group meetings.

Task Organizing

 

The second most important thing is distributing/organizing the tasks and keeping track.

Todoist

Todoist is super user-friendly is lets you quickly enter new tasks and organize them properly and appropriately. A tiny check box appears before each task. You get to tick off the box, you can keep track of what’s done and what’s left.

Trello

Trello is similar to todoist. However, todoist is best for individual tasks while Trello is good for projects that you work on together as a team.  Each board has lists, each list has cards, and each card can hold a lot of information like due dates, checklists, links, images, etc.

Notes

Evernote

Evernote is a very old app. It was developed in the early 2000s as a marketing software. According to some it hasn’t gotten any better in years. However, that is not true as it’s still the number one app for taking notes. MoreIt lets you clip anything from the web into a note, it has the ability to search text in handwritten photos and images, and can also identify handwritten languages.

Notion

Notion is placed under note but originally it should have been placed under tasks. It is a big app. In fact, entire companies are built on notion. It lets you store your data, notes, lets you make task lists, can serve your company/team as a wiki, lets you store your documents, and whatnot. 

 

Companies like Duolingo, Blinkist, Figma, and Gaper use Notion in their daily routines.

Remote work recruiting 

Gaper

Gaper helps augment current teams with their AI power software that allows you to select and hire the right person for your team.  The users can submit requests via Gaper’s website, they run them through their AI power software which helps them shortlist the best fits for your remote work. 

Editing

All the above were the tools that you need to start a team. There are some more necessary tools that you might need for your work.

Canva

Canva lets you design your own images for your blog, presentations, and social media, etc. Which can save you from the hassle of searching for the relevant photos. Moreover, it saves you from the accusation of copying content. Canva comes with hundreds of free templates.


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