Out of Office – Managing Remote Employees for Productivity

In today’s digitally connected environment, a remote or partially remote workforce is becoming normal. What works? What fails? This facilitated presentation covers the topic from both the human resources viewpoint, and from the operational side of the Manager’s desk.

Learning Objectives
  • Analyze which positions are “ripe” for telecommuting and/or remote work
  • Identify employee characteristics that enable productive and healthy remote work
  • Discuss elements to consider that enable the parties to continue working well in the remote arrangement
  • Identify various technological tools and solutions that help manage the remote worker while amplifying their engagement and performance
  • Recognize pitfalls and/or challenges to managing remote work and identify ways to avoid and/or mitigate those issues

Major Topics
  • Case studies of successes and failures
  • Review of Human Resource policies that support successful remote work engagements
  • Hiring tips to help select employees that fit the new work environment
  • Motivation tips to guide accountability

Who Should Attend

All in management or supervisory positions

Fields of Study
Personnel/Human Resources


Management or supervisory experience

Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits


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