Summary of 5 Ways to Improve Training Opportunities for Remote Teams

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Companies that offer continuous learning and development are more likely to retain their employees. This is true for remote workers as well, but keeping learners who are not physically present engaged poses a new set of challenges. Laura Spawn, co-founder of a portal that helps job seekers find remote work opportunities, offers five suggestions for employers who want to tailor their development programs to remote workers’ learning preferences and working styles.

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Laura Spawn is the CEO and co-founder of the telecommuting jobs portal Virtual Vocations. 



Remote workers want easy access to learning material – at any time and from anywhere.

Tailoring L&D offerings to remote workers starts with enabling easy and flexible access to learning material. Organizations can reduce friction by adopting a single sign-on (SSO) authentication system for accessing learning sessions and material. Besides their convenience, SSO systems are also more secure and will require less login troubleshooting.

Remote workers, who are used to a flexible work schedule, will want to access training ...

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