Remote Worker Training: How to Work from Home Effectively
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How to Work from Home Effectively

Working from home comes with challenges but it is possible for remote employees to not only survive but thrive. This online training course helps employees transition into a work-from-home situation, whether the arrangement is temporary or permanent.

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Working from home comes with a unique set of challenges, but it is possible for remote employees to not only survive but thrive.

This course is designed to help employees effectively transition into a work-from-home situation, whether the arrangement is temporary or permanent. It will address questions employees might have if they’re asked to work remotely, possibly for the first time. Topics covered include getting set up to work remotely, staying engaged and healthy, overcoming common challenges, and an overview of employment laws that still apply.

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify how to set up a functional workstation to work remotely.
  • Describe methods you can use to stay engaged and healthy as a remote worker.
  • Identify common challenges remote workers experience and how to handle them.
  • Explain which employment laws protect you as a remote employee.

J. J. Keller's How to Work from Home Effectively covers the following topics:

Getting Set Up

  • Physical Environment
  • Online Environment

Staying Engaged by Staying Healthy

  • Work-Life Balance
  • Healthy Habits

Overcoming Common Challenges

  • Communication
  • Technology
  • Sharing Workspace
  • Childcare
  • Isolation
  • Office Conflicts

Knowing Which Policies and Laws Apply

  • Employer Policies
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Discrimination Laws

Length of Course: 12 minutes

Intended Audience: Remote employee in any industry transitioning to work-from-home

Regulations Covered: FLSA, FMLA, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Languages: English

Formats: Online Course

Copyright Date: April 1, 2020


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