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5 Things to Consider Before You Use Software to Monitor Remote Employees

When the coronavirus forced non-essential businesses to close their doors in mid-March, U.S. employers began a sudden experiment in managing millions of Americans working remotely. For a lot of managers, that shift introduced a great deal of uncertainty over whether their teams really would be productive outside the confines of their office walls.

As a result, companies that make software to monitor employees remotely have seen a surge in demand in the last three months. The crowded industry comprises InterGuard, Time Doctor, Teramind, VeriClock, innerActiv, ActivTrak, and Hubstaff, among others.

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