As a society, we have had many major advances in technology over the past 30 years. As a result, more employees are opting to work remotely, and it is no longer necessary for some employers to require all their employees to work in a central location. Remote teams are those which consists of people employed by a company who work outside of the traditional office environment, which includes working locally from home and across the globe. In fact, according to the New York Times, the remote workforce has grown almost 80% since 2005, and is expected to continue to grow.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the types of jobs most suitable for remote work and the common materials needed
- List the basic methods used to train and communicate with your remote team
- Summarize ways to manage your remote team and keep them happy