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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

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

Successfully Managing Your Remote Workforce

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

TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

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