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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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9 months agoClear instructions and communication is key to be successful at working from home.
10 months 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.
10 months 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
10 months 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.