The Challenges of Remote Employee Engagement  & How to Fix It

December 15, 2023

In a modern work landscape where nearly 90% of companies in the US engage in remote work activities, the benefits of flexibility and accessibility come hand in hand with a unique set of challenges. 

For HR professionals and business owners, navigating the landscape of remote employee engagement is crucial to maintaining a connected and productive workforce. But what are these challenges? 

  • Low Productivity
  • No In-Person Interaction
  • Increased Social Isolation
  • Lack of Communication
  • Not Setting Clear Expectations

To overcome these setbacks, business leaders need to be innovative in ensuring that remote employee engagement remains a priority. Here are some practical tips to overcome the challenges and enhance remote employee engagement:

  • Regular Meetings– Regular virtual meetings provide a platform for team members to connect, share updates, and discuss ongoing projects. These meetings foster a sense of continuity and collaboration. 
  • Clear Goal Setting– Clearly define expectations and goals for remote employees. Setting transparent and achievable objectives ensures that team members are aligned with organisational priorities. 
  • Team Bonding Activities– Incorporate team bonding ideas to strengthen interpersonal connections. Virtual team bonding exercises, games, and activities create a sense of unity and can work to break down communication barriers, fostering a positive work culture.

When it comes to team bonding ideas, virtual magic shows stand out as an engaging and memorable option. The appeal of virtual magic shows goes beyond entertainment–they inspire teamwork, unity, and a sense of wonder among team members! Here are some of the reasons why you should consider virtual magic shows for your next virtual team meeting or special event: 

  • Virtual magic shows captivate your team’s attention, providing an immersive experience for all.
  • Tailored to your team’s preferences and interests, virtual magic shows offer a personalized touch, ensuring a magical experience that resonates with each company. 
  • A virtual magic show creates shared moments of awe, strengthening team bonds and giving your workers something to chat about. 

Coby Jacobs, a seasoned magician, specialises in creating personalised virtual magic shows tailored to the unique needs of your team. His performances transform the remote employee engagement circumstance into an unforgettable experience, bringing a touch of magic and excitement to virtual team interactions.

If you are looking to elevate your team’s remote employee engagement and inject a sense of awe into your remote meetings, consider scheduling a demo call with The Magic of Coby

Explore the possibilities of virtual magic shows for a fresh team bonding idea and discover how it can be a catalyst for enhanced unity and remote employee engagement! 

About Coby

Professional magician and mentalist Coby is based out of Toronto Canada. He has performed for many heads of state including Prime Minister Harper and for the Prince of Morocco. He has been invited to perform by world renowned illusionist David Copperfield. Coby performs over 500 magic shows a year -more than any other magician in Canada. His blend of magic and mentalism intertwined with his charm and charisma make him the perfect choice for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Trade Shows, and Corporate events. For more details please visit