In Successful Remote Working Skills and Practices, we take a step back and look at why successful long term remote workers work the way that they do.
Based on experience from over 20 years of partial telecommuting and full time working from home, this course shares what has repeatedly worked for employers, clients and remote workers. The course includes:
So if you're thinking of working remotely for the first time or you're already working remotely and looking to improve your working practices, this course is for you.
Definition of what a remote worker is and consideration of what makes remote working successful for both an employer (or client) and the remote worker.
Consideration of what makes remote working a good fit for you.
After completing this lecture and downloadable materials, you'll be able to understand what you hope to get from working remotely, determine how to get the most from your soft skills and attributes and think about some of the geographic factors that may affect the success of remote working for you.
Some tips and tricks to think about when setting up your working environment and working day to help make remote working sustainable for you. We also talk through and provide an example plan for any logistics you may need to put in place to be ready for remote work.
Some tips to consider when finding remote work. We'll help you identify ways of finding remote working roles, define your own job searching strategy and we'll cover some remote specifics to consider for interviews and contracts.
In Starting a new Engagement we provide some practices to agree expectations of responsibilities, define what communication will happen when, identify how people show when they are available and share their progress and goals.
This lecture talks through key skills and practices that provide value day to day when working remotely and identifies and provides suggested mitigations for some common issues experienced when working remotely.
This lecture talks through the value of having a Leaver's process and provides an example for you to customise.
This lecture provides an opportunity for you to identify your key takeaways from the course, identify what action steps you will put into action in your remote work and to ask you to provide a review and feedback on the course content and delivery.
Lawrence is a versatile, friendly and outgoing Information Systems Consultant and Coach with over 20 years of experience consulting, managing, mentoring and delivering innovative information technology solutions.
His main focuses include:
- Full software development life cycle experience, including helping a number of global brands deliver new products and significant customisations.
- Writing, planning, organizing and delivering presentations, workshops and training.
- Uses quality focused approaches (to break down complexity and risk for lower cost and effort of software delivery.
- Significant software development and integration experience across multiple technologies
- Published author for information technology related topics for on-line publishers.
- Has repeatedly helped teams work together more effectively.