Remote work is new to many of us, and we can very quickly feel lost and isolated. Here is a collection of Articles and Information regarding Remote Work and running a Distributed Workforce.
If you want to add articles or resources you have found, please email Alexander@lmsadvisory.com.au . If anyone is interested in a Webinar on the topic, please reach out to me.
As a world leader in remote work, Toptal has identified six key areas necessary to effectively operate a remote organization.
This is very helpful especially during this time when most companies are ensuring business continuity amidst the COVID pandemic.
Find out how remote ready your organization is with this 3-5 minute assessment.
Fingerprint for Success has recently created a quick and handy test (8 specialized questions) for evaluating remote team communication style. This resource will give great value to leaders, managers and organizations that are still new to the concept of remote teams.
Here’s a link to this free resource: https://www.fingerprintforsuccess.com/remote-team-communication-quiz
Finty.com has provided a helpful, educational guide that explores how money pressures affect mental health, as well as practical, essential skills to better manage finances and debt (relevant topics during this pandemic): Read More >> https://finty.com/resources/managing-money-pressures/
Macquarie Bank is putting out an amazing series of interviews and resources with business leaders.
Here is an interesting quote from a recent interview
“It’s not a time for hoarding IP and being secretive about what works. It’s a time of working together and genuinely sharing. I’m seeing that across the economy, in businesses of all shapes and sizes.” In this video, Dominic Price, Work Futurist at Atlassian, delves into some of the positive and negative impacts of this period of remote working and offers us a perspective on how work, as we know it, might transform for the better – once the threat of the virus passes.
You can watch his full interview, and explore other resources for you and your business at Macquarie Banks coronavirus support hub: www.macquarie.com/au/advisers/coronavirus
Onboarding new employee’s remotely? As remote working becomes the new norm for most of us, virtual onboarding will play a vital role in building and scaling a highly distributed team. The team at FutureYou has created an onboarding guide that will help leaders develop a remote onboarding process – from before a new hire starts through to their first week and beyond.
Articles / Podcasts to start the work from home journey
Mental Health Awareness for Remote Workers: Practical Guide for Businesses
This guide contains helpful information such as:
For more info contact Glide Group UK
Helping your staff work remotely and meeting with your customers virtually rather than in person – Tools we use (Source – LMSAdvisory.com.au)
Atlassian announced this week that, in response to the huge spike in demand for remote-work collaboration tools, teams of up to 10 people will now be able to get access to Jira and Confluence for free. They’ve also put together a remote work hub which collates lots of Atlassian and non-Atlassian tools (like Slack and GSuite) to help businesses work better, remotely.
It’s possible that coronavirus will change how we work. As companies encourage employees to move to remote working environments, entire countries are being placed on lockdown and markets are becoming more volatile. The future may seem bleak right now, but there are upsides. The Future of Work is Remote
Source – Zapier.com/Blog
How to build trust on a remote team >> https://zapier.com/blog/build-trust-remote-work
A guide to Google Hangouts Chat and Meet >> Read the full post
How to collaborate across time zones >> Read the full post
7 strategies for running effective remote meetings
Last week, Zapier CEO, Wade Foster, hosted a webinar with other remote work leaders about how to transition to remote work in a hurry. The result was loads of actionable tips for managers and employees alike.
Here, Wade presents the main takeaways from the webinar—and he’s included the recording if you want to dig even deeper.
Productivity – Ruin your brain less while using the internet – Read the full post
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