Working from home

Working from home

The COVID-19 situation and pandemic has forced many organizations to adjust including requesting their staff to work from home.  For some that transition was smooth as they were already doing it having policies in place allowing staff to work remotely, for others that were forced into this new reality it has been much more challenging. But how do you and your people adjust to working from home, and do you keep the boundaries between work and life?

To find some of those answers and best practices to work digitally and from home visit some of there sites and link below.

Pandemic, stress and luxury

Looking after yourself while working from home

Government of Canada Mental Health

Tips for working from home

A Guide to Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers (Harvard)

In response to the uncertainties presented by Covid-19, many companies and universities have asked their employees to work remotely,  at least part of the time. Although it is always preferable to establish clear remote-work policies and training in advance, in times of crisis or other rapidly changing circumstances, this level of preparation may not be feasible. Fortunately, there are specific, research-based steps that managers can take without great effort to improve the engagement and productivity of remote employees, even when there is little time to prepare.

Overcoming Remote Work Challenges (MIT)
Decentralized teams face a number of challenges that can have damaging consequences if unaddressed — but they can be overcome.

How to Make Your (Now Virtual) Event Shine (MIT)

As in-person events get canceled in the shadow of COVID-19, the shift to online meetings is happening literally everywhere right now, from the halls of business and educational institutions to the performance venues and public spaces of our cultural establishments.

Managing Stress and Emotions When Working Remotely (MIT)

Eight practical tips for a new-for-many mode of work. Living with uncertainty in the face of a pandemic makes the current situation even more stressful. This article provides eight practical tips for both tackling the challenges of remote work and managing stress and difficult emotions.

Working from home effectively

Tips for parents working from home with kids