Developing Leaders to Manage Remote Workforces

Posted by Rachael Jones on Mar 17, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Managing Remote Workforces with Strong Leaders


Along with the many changes that COVID-19 has brought into our lives, the way that we live and work has most likely been forever altered.

To increase safety, reduce risks and adhere to government regulations, many companies have shifted most of their work venues from the physical office to their workers' homes. Some have set up a hybrid model, where employees rotate and work part of the time at the office and part of the time at home.

Initially, this was viewed as a temporary solution that would continue only during the time of the pandemic. However, more and more, many
leaders are seeing the cost savings that having a remote work staff can bring. Thus, they are viewing having employees work from home as a permanent measure.

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Topics: leadership development, remote, Remote Workforce, working remotely, remote work, remote instructional design jobs, leadership development program, covid-19 work from home, work from home best practices, work from home, Remote Working Best Practices, remote workers

Training Employees for Remote Working Success

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


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 Workforce, working remotely, remote work

WFH: Remote Work Training for Managers

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


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, working remotely, workforce training, training for managers, remote work

Successfully Managing Your Remote Workforce

Posted by Nisha Amin on Feb 9, 2017 12:53:08 PM

Successfully Managing Your Remote Workforce

Effectively managing remote employees is sometimes easier said than done for many managers.  This is due to things like a lack of technology to support remote workforces, communication barriers between the employee and the manager and in many cases, simply misunderstanding the nuances of managing those that are working remotely as compared to those that are in the office.

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Topics: Remote Workforce

Remote Work is More Than A Perk!

Posted by Nisha Amin on Oct 13, 2016 9:45:00 AM

Working from home is a must according to emerging workforce.

Written by Nisha A, Director of Marketing, TrainingFolks

Did you know that employees that are able to work remotely are twice as likely to work over 40 hours per week?*

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Topics: Remote Workforce

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