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Whether you are new to managing a remote team or you have years of experience working in virtual environments, taking steps to ensure communication and productivity tools are implemented and used consistently is key. How do you keep track and ensure your team is performing at their best? We did our research. We asked around. We consolidated the information we received into a top tips list for you to utilize as you navigate this new world of work with your team.
#1 Key Area: Communication
Due to the COVID-19 virus and the impact of this pandemic around the globe, the way society functions as a whole has been hugely disrupted. Arguably, the industry that has been most impacted is healthcare. Of the myriad changes that have recently taken place, one of the most notable is the increased use of telemedicine due to temporarily broadened access.
Meet Janice: Janice is a Senior Epic™ consultant with certifications in ClinDoc and Stork™. She started her career as a nurse, which offers a unique perspective to every project and enables her to help the physicians and nurses she works with to provide better patient care.
“I love what I do,” says Janice. “I want to be busy, but I also want to make a difference in the world.”
With many organizations transitioning employees and consultants to work remote, this webinar focuses on best practices and the most important items to keep top of mind to make the most of your current remote work situation. This webinar was presented on Thursday, April 9th, 2020 at 11am EDT and 1pm EDT.
Welcome to the new normal. Many of us are now Working From Home (WFH) for the foreseeable future because of the novel coronavirus. And now — our kids are home too. Hello, double-duty!
Two of the largest school districts in the United States have switched to remote learning in response to COVID-19 — which means a very new reality sets in for many working parents: double duty as a remote employee and educational supervisor.
Back away from the internet. If you want to get more done, you may have to do less. It seems the greatest life hack we have for improving brain function, is giving it a much-needed break. As a productivity-focused society, we often want to be more efficient and focused. All anyone wants is to get more done, but the science has come back to let us know that in actuality, it’s our rest states that boost creativity and mental output.
The social distancing recommendations we’re now under to tame the spread of COVID-19 are challenging many workers and workplaces to embrace teleworking for the first time. When the need inevitably arises to speak with team members or larger groups, conference calls can be a useful tool. Most people in today’s business world are familiar with conference calls, but what does it take for you to run an effective call?
If working from home is a part of your usual routine or you have found yourself working from home temporarily, conducting meetings remotely can still be just as effective as being face-to-face. Whether you are a manager or a member of a team, these tips can help your meetings run smoothly while working remote.
Before the Meeting
These days, everything is virtual. It’s nice to get to know someone face-to-face even when you can’t be in the same room. You might feel very comfortable with phone interviews, or using FaceTime or Skype with your friends and family, but a virtual interview is different.
It’s important to treat and prepare for your video interview just as you would an in-person meeting. Below are some tips to ensure your video interviewing skills are just as perfected as your work experience. We want to help you ace the conversation and get the right position.
Now more than ever, things have changed dramatically with how people are expected to conduct their job search, from the resources they use to identify job leads, to how they pursue those leads, to tools they can leverage to assist, to systems that companies utilize to prioritize applicants, to the “digital background checks” companies use to screen applicants. They say "knowledge is power," but just as important is having the knowledge around job searching tools!
To help you navigate your job search effectively and confidently, we’ve created a 7-step roadmap for success!