Discuss the benefits and challenges associated with working remotely.
Share best practices for teleworking.
Suggest ways for staying connected with teammates and staying engaged.
Effective teleworkers understand that out of sight does not mean out of mind. These people are in control of their work, deliberate in their communication, and focused on the task at hand – whatever that may be. So how do they do it? With practice and discipline.
This interactive virtual classroom course is designed to give those new to distance working a jumpstart on the process.
Strategies covered include setting up the ideal remote work environment, establishing boundaries, keeping a supportive mindset and focus, creating a productive routine, establishing clear priorities, and staying connected with others.
At this program’s conclusion, participants should be able to:
Transition from working in an office to working at home.
Identify personal work styles.
Learn trends, risks, and benefits of teleworking.
Manage distractions and remain focused.
Create a physical environment conducive to teleworking effectively.
Develop routines to adopt a mental mindset that makes teleworking easier.
Follow best practices for working with small remote teams, large remote teams, and mixed teams where some people work remotely, and others do not.
Manage time differences and other challenges related to location.
Create mental triggers to develop productive habits.
Manage stress from working in solitude.
Connect to others in meaningful ways when out of sight.
Design a personal telework accountability approach.
Telework Trends, Benefits, and Risks
Work Style Preferences
Collaboration and Team Building
Telework Success Strategies
By the conclusion of this interactive web-based training course, participants should have greater confidence teleworking. They will also have created an action plan that leverages best practices to keep them relevant, accessible, and able to anticipate stakeholder needs and build relationships with their customers, clients, and colleagues.
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