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Managing Remote Employees

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As businesses increasingly turn to technology to handle internal and external communications, the notion of a centralized workforce that meets face-to-face on a daily basis is becoming less common. Companies are embracing the idea of employing remote workers who can provide a diverse range of skills and viewpoints without being bound by location.

While there are many advantages to remote work for companies and individuals, managers must be aware of the challenges that can arise when employing remote workers. This course explores the benefits and drawbacks of remote work and provides managers with tips for helping their remote workers stay connected and motivated.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the reasons why people choose to work remotely
  • Examine current attitudes toward remote work
  • Consider some of the myths surrounding remote work
  • List the benefits and drawbacks of remote work arrangements
  • Assess whether their company is well-suited for remote work arrangements
  • Identify the top challenges when it comes to leading remote employees
  • Discuss best practices for hiring and onboarding remote employees
  • Explore ways to develop remote workers
  • Consider how to effectively communicate with remote employees
  • Develop strategies for providing feedback to remote workers
  • Identify ways to motivate and connect with remote employees

PDUs: 3 hours total
CEUs: 0.3 (contact hours - 3)
Price:
$79 (USD)*

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*MindEdge prices their courses in US Dollars (USD). The actual CAD price at purchase may differ slightly. All courses on the MindEdge registration website are priced in USD.