Telecommuting Basics: Maximizing Productivity as a Remote Employee
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Telecommuting is a widely adopted work arrangement. Globalization, work-life balance, and even green business or environmental concerns have exponentially increased the number of telecommuters and remote workers. Individuals and employers have a number of things to consider when deciding whether working remotely is possible, necessary, or desired. Once the decision is made, the goal is to create and maintain a productive remote work environment. This course provides an introduction to telecommuting, including helping you determine whether telecommuting is right for you, given the type of job you have and the tasks involved. It also provides information that will be useful for helping you set up your home office so you can be as productive as possible. You will learn about some of the challenges telecommuting presents, and some solutions that will help you create and maintain a productive remote work environment.