"Help them stop. The trouble with most virtual workers isn't that they slack off, but that they don't know when to call it a day. That's one reason they're 16% more productive than tethered counterparts. But that extra work can lead to burnout. Encourage employees to have personal lives."And here's a don't:
"Neglect training. Most companies don't teach executives how to manage virtual workers, and managers often don't communicate enough with direct reports. That can leave home-based employees feeling isolated, says Colleen Garton, author of Managing Without Walls. Garton says managers should check in each day with virtual workers."