Almost overnight, remote work has become mainstream. Companies around the world are encouraging their employees to work from home to prioritize the health and safety of their workforce and communities amid coronavirus. Working through this rapid change can be hard. Linked In is moving quickly to help members get information they can trust, stay connected to their community and learn now to be more productive and successful in their jobs.
Since January 2020 “remote working” searches on LinkedIn Learning have tripled as both employees and managers increasingly look for advice on how to navigate the challenges of working remotely and managing a remote workforce.
LinkedIn now have a free learning path with 16 online courses that can help. These courses feature top tips from remote work experts to figure out how to:
Maximize Efficiency and Productivity of Remote Work
New to working from home? These courses provide work/life hacks that can help you create a productive remote work environment, optimize your schedule for peak productivity (including meaningful breaks to help you avoid burnout), and show up the way you want to on video conference calls:
- Working Remotely – 1 hr
- Time Management: Working From Home – 1 hr 25 min
- Productivity Tips: Finding Your Productive Mindset – 59 min
- Executive Presence on Video Conference Calls – 34 min
Manage the Impact of Adjusting to Your New Work Environment
Your well-being is inextricably linked to productivity. The transition from an office environment to a remote work environment can throw us off balance. Learn how to bounce back and shift the relationship with your stress response with the help of these courses:
- Thriving @ Work: the Connection between Well-being and Productivity – 41 min
- Managing Stress for Positive Change – 57 min
- Building Resilience – 34 min
- Developing Resourcefulness – 18 min
Remotely Manage and Lead Teams
Managing and leading teams under normal circumstances has its challenges. So, how do you lead a team remotely and make sure to keep your people engaged? Learn how to encourage productivity, engagement and boost morale remotely with the following courses:
Get to Know Your Remote Work Productivity Tools
For many of us, a new work environment means new virtual technology. Get to know the productivity tools that will help you connect with colleagues when you’re not in the same physical location:
- Learning Zoom – 45 min
- Learning BlueJeans – 1 hr 11 min
- Learning Webex – 44 min
- Learning Skype – 1 hr 4 min
- Microsoft Teams Tips & Tricks – 1 hr 1 min
Whether you’re new to remote work and looking for tips on how to be productive in your new home office, or you’re leading a team and looking for ways to keep your employees connected, we hope these resources can help you on your path to becoming more effective regardless of where you are.
LinkedIn is here to help you navigate the changing world of work with information and resources, including free and relevant LinkedIn Learning courses to help.
This article was written by Hari Srinivasan, March 12, 2020 for Linked In: