- Well Structured
- Concrete Examples
Thanks to telecom technologies, many employees have been able to work from home for some time. However, now, due to COVID-19, many more employees must work from home if their jobs allow it. In her comprehensive manual, Lisette Sutherland, a remote working entrepreneur, details the ins and outs of telecommuting. Writing with Kirsten Janene-Nelson, Sutherland outlines the many benefits and some common pitfalls of remote work for companies, virtual team leaders and home-based employees.
About the Authors
Lisette Sutherland is the director of Collaboration Superpowers and the co-founder of Virtual Team Talk, an online community of 500 virtual team enthusiasts. Freelance editor Kirsten Janene-Nelson is a consultant with more than 25 years of experience in book publishing.
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1 year agoClear instructions and communication is key to be successful at working from home.
1 year agoThank you for this handbook!
Working from home as have received with pleasure due to Covid-19. Now we, the marketing team, all do our meetings true virtual meeting(teams). In my day to day job as marketer, I do communication overall online, socialmedia, traditional media also internal media. I do got the right tools to work at home. But the only challenges are internet and high-tech gadget. But overall all courses and training I follow online, so all good to do my job.
1 year agoRapport, sharing and trust among the team and with management is a key take-away; but also the multiplicity of digital, telecommunications and collaboration tools is daunting because of choices
1 year agoMain thoughts that struck me - were
Going remote requires robust online communication, effective file storage and a viable collaboration plan.
Telecommuting firms must boost remote worker's morale and hold effective online meetings.
For telecommuting to succeed, remote workers need the right technology, tools and software.