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The Art of Working from Home

Course Overview

Working in a home office requires a unique set of skills. Remote or virtual employees have additional challenges created by not being in a centralized office. Communication issues alone make it a challenging job and recognizing these challenges will help your participants become great teleworkers. Through the Art of Working Remotely your employees will see a great improvement in their performance and well-being. Being a teleworker does have the advantages of flexible schedules, no commute, and saving the company money. Your participants will establish the additional skills needed to be successful in their work from home environment.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for those who are new to working remotely and have no prior experience in the virtual workspace.

Course Objectives

  • The goal of this course is to provide the student the skills necessary to be an effective remote employee.
  • They will learn about self-management and how to manage their time efficiently through various methods of organization and planning.
  • They will learn the proper use of the various forms of communication available to them and learn to address and resolve challenges that face the virtual employee.
  • At the end of this course, the student should have gained the knowledge to be successful in their work from home environment.

    Course Outline

    1 - Core Skills Required

    • Self-Management
    • Time Management
    • Organizing and Planning
    • Communication

    2 - Self-Management

    • Solving Problems on Your Own
    • Being and Staying Motivated
    • You and Only You are Accountable
    • Establish Good Habits
    • Be Assertive with Yourself

    3 - Time Management

    • Develop a Normal Working Day
    • Build a Little Flexibility into Your Schedule
    • Identify and Remove Time Wasters
    • Working with Time Zones
    • Using Free Time Wisely
    • Recognize When You are Procrastinating

    4 - Organizing and Planning

    • Plan for Additional Stress
    • When to Seek Help
    • Being Proactive, not Reactive
    • Establish Priorities and Attainable Goals
    • Setting up Your Home Office
    • Remove Unneeded or Distracting Items
    • When Technology Fails?

    5 - Communication

    • Stay in the Loop
    • Use the Correct Medium
    • Be Clear and To the Point
    • Virtual Communication Can Be Impersonal
    • Share Your Information
    • Setting Expectations with Family and Friends

    6 - Additional Challenges

    • Building Trust and Rapport
    • Feeling Isolated
    • Always in the Office

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    This is a half-day class

    Price: $149.50
    Payment Options

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    Class times are listed Eastern time. This class is available for Private Group Training

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    This class is available for Private Group Training