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Training for Remote Workforce Success

Posted by Nisha Amin on Nov 8, 2018 11:30:00 AM

CORPORATE TRAINING FOR REMOTE WORKFORCE SUCCESS

TIPS FROM YOUR CORPORATE TRAINING COMPANY

Remote working is an increasingly popular way for companies to do business with 43% of U.S. employees working remotely in some capacity.2  

Advances in technology make remote work more efficient – this includes mobile devices that allow you to do more from anywhere, and cloud services such as video, document sharing software and collaboration tools that improve productivity. 

Plus, with the winter season soon approaching more employees will be requesting to work from home as the weather conditions make driving into the office a long and arduous task.

So, with all these reasons to allow for remote working for great efficiency from your teams why do leaders continue to fail when it comes to effectively managing.

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Topics: remote work, working remotely, corporate training programs

Management Tips for a Remote Workforce

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jul 5, 2018 10:06:23 AM

TIPS FROM THE CORPORATE TRAINING EXPERTS

With the two big holiday celebrations this week – the Fourth of July in the U.S. and Canada Day in the north – the summer season is officially here!

This is the time of year when more employees take advantage of their company’s remote work options. It gives them the flexibility to participate in family activities, spend more time in front of the computer and less behind the wheel, while improving productivity and work-life balance.

Managing a remote workforce can be different than managing onsite employees. Learning Leaders can assist department managers who may not have experience with this management style by sharing these seven tips for a successful remote work environment.

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Topics: remote work

Training Employees for Remote Working Success

Posted by Nisha Amin on May 17, 2018 12:21:55 PM

REMOTE WORK TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

Summer is just around the corner, bringing changes to most employees’ regular schedules.

School is out, and some folks will have to deal with daycare and arrange to get their kids to camp, sports and other activities. Some organizations implement summer hours in which employees work extra hours Monday to Thursday with a shortened lunch and get a half-day or full day off on Friday. Summer is also “construction season” which means much longer commute times for many.

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Topics: remote work, Remote Workforce, working remotely

3 Ways to Create a Family Friendly Workplace

Posted by Nisha Amin on Mar 29, 2018 12:16:47 PM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY TIPS ON FAMILY FRIENDLY WORKPLACES

Having children is one of the biggest decisions anyone will make – it impacts every aspect of your life, including your career. While people try to achieve work-life balance, it's certainly not easy. One study found that roughly half of all parents, both men and women, take a job for less money at a more family friendly employer.1

With the high cost of hiring and turnover, creating a family friendly workplace can help your bottom line by attracting and retaining good employees. Here are three ways to make your work environment more family friendly.

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Topics: employee onboarding, family friendly workplace, remote work

WFH: Remote Work Training for Managers

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jan 11, 2018 8:08:00 AM

REMOTE WORK TRAINING TIPS FOR MANAGERS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

According to the Gallup State of the American Workplace report, the number of employees working remotely in some capacity is increasing, and so is the amount of time they are working off-site, away from their managers and colleagues.

The report data states that in 2016, 43% of employees were working off-site, up from 39% in 2012. In addition, the number of employees who spent 80% or more of their time doing remote work was 24% in 2012, and increased to 31% in 2016.1

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Topics: Remote Workforce, workforce training, training for managers, working remotely, remote work