How We Manage Our Remote Team (And 8 Tips for You)


Since we launched publicly in 2013, we’ve been a (mostly) remote team. We can recruit the best team members for our company, no matter where they live. But there are challenges that come with managing a remote team. Some of them are the same that you’d face with an on-site team. We’ve created a remote team with members across the world at Continu. Management is difficult, no matter what field you work in. And that takes a lot of work.

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Managing Remote Teams: Advice From the Experts (Part 3)

General Assembly

Key insights from Caitlin Davey, Manager of Learning Experience Design at General Assembly We’ve reached the last segment of our three-part blog series on managing remote teams. Encouraging team participation while remote. Being supportive of your team during a remote transition.


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How to ensure the long-term success of your remote team


The world of work has been forever changed this year due to the pandemic, pushing companies to quickly implement remote work practices. For companies, this experience has been eye-opening, showing them that employees can still be productive, even when working from home.

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Team Players: Collaborating in Business


Being a team player is one of the most coveted traits that employers look for in new candidates. What does being a team player mean? According to Robert Golembiewski in his “ Handbook of Organizational Consultation ,” 79 percent of Fortune 1000 companies use self-managing teams and 94 percent use employee work groups. Employers routinely say they want employees who can work in teams. It wasn’t the makeup of the team or the leadership.

How Do You Motivate A Team As A Peer?


If you’re an independent contributor looking to advance your career, demonstrating your leadership capabilities within your team is a good place to start. This will allow you to validate whether your understanding as ‘success as a team’ is something your manager shares.”. Charles Howell adds, “I’d suggest letting your manager know that you want to have a greater role in helping the team move forward. Leadership isn’t about you, Jamie Martin says, it’s about your team.

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The Pros and Cons of Having your Employees Continue to Work from Home


Introduction Remote Work is Trending Pros of Working from Home Cons of Working from Home How to Overcome the Cons of Working from Home Tips for Success Next Steps. But work doesn’t have to feel messy. Many of us have started to adapt to a new work style.

When Managing Someone New, Look To Learn First


Doing so will show your team they’re valued resources and trusted employees. Asking about their motivations will show the employee that you’re committed to understanding them, their working style, and their goals. Hilda Kariuki recommends you get to know the team member as an individual. Get to know “who they are, what matters to them, what inspires them, what they believe are their strengths and what they hope to contribute as part of the team.”

8 Transition Tips For New Managers

Your Training Edge

You may have camaraderie amongst your colleagues, but now that you’re a team leader, many different factors can come into play and affect your department’s dynamics. Other than affecting their day-to-day productivity, the new policies may even end up losing your team’s trust.

4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices


Each group comes from a dramatically different background, which can lead to variations in work styles, along with other variations. Through the use of the right Learning Management Systems (LMS), businesses can ensure everyone has the same advantage as they start work each day. With award-winning, easy-to-use features, TOPYX has quickly become popular with businesses interested in an LMS for their teams.

Virtual Onboarding: How To Do It Right


Owing to COVID-19, there’s no doubt that for many enterprises, virtual working has become a way of usual business–a fact that raises an important question: “How are businesses hiring new employees in this remote style of working? Introduction.

New Bloomberg Courses to Improve Leadership and Development


But, here’s one thing you might not know about Bloomberg: SAP Litmos teamed up with the company to produce 60 courses covering topics as diverse as overcoming pandemics to the origins of Dunkin Donuts.

4 Learning Management Systems to Bridge Generation Gaps in Offices


Each group comes from a dramatically different background, which can lead to variations in work styles, along with other variations. Through the use of the right Learning Management Systems (LMS), businesses can ensure everyone has the same advantage as they start work each day. With award-winning, easy-to-use features, TOPYX has quickly become popular with businesses interested in an LMS for their teams.

Pros and Cons of Enabling Mobile Workforce into Your Business

Infopro Learning

More and more organizations are embracing remote work environments. million Americans currently work remotely right now (1). Enabling remote work breaks down geographical barriers that could exclude potential candidates for employment.

Can Online Training Be as Effective as In-Person Training?


With offices shut and employees working remotely where they could, almost everything moved online. Adapts to Different Learning Styles. But, learning styles have changed. Supports Remote Teams. The world of work is training. This includes remote working.

What to Make of the Rise of Open edX


Many businesses were resistant to remote working before the pandemic, but have now realized that they can still maintain (and even increase) productivity and collaboration when their employees have a work-from-home (WFH) option.

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Boomers vs. Millennials – Corporate Culture and the New Workforce Generation

Jigsaw Interactive

The workplace is more diverse than ever with different nationalities, genders, races, ages coming together to work, train and collaborate. Each has a great work ethic. While each go about their work in a different way, both are determined to produce a great product. Because of upbringings and economic circumstances that each generation experienced growing up, their work styles vary greatly. This also means that offering remote and flexible work schedules.

GLD 2: Defining Leadership Across Cultures

Your Training Edge

In the sense of training and development, a culture is the attitudes, experience, and work styles of any like group of people. For example, work styles and attitudes are different in South Florida than they are in the Mid-Southern states, and so on. Of course, world cultures may be completely different, even if everyone works for the same organization.

Getting hybrid work right

CLO Magazine

Striking the right degree of flexibility for your team can be challenging and even stressful, but it is important to get it right, especially as the pandemic has altered our values and work style. But getting flexible work “right” is the conundrum.

H1 2021 Accomplishments: Industry Awards Review


H1 has been exciting for our team as we have won twelve industry awards by renowned institutions such as eLearning Industry and Training Industry. Remote work has challenged us all to adjust to the new normal and provide effective learning programs no matter the location.

How to Onboard Remote Employees


million people will be working remotely. million people working remotely at least half the time. With this in mind, in this post, let’s understand how you can make the most of remote onboarding and build a cohesive team by managing remote employees. Initiation into daily work.

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Grappling with Groups

Clark Quinn

However, in designing learning, working in groups has some real negative perceptions and realities. As my kids complained, on group projects some team members will reliably slack, letting the most driven student do the work. Even with a commitment, there can be differences in working style: getting started early versus preferring to do it under pressure. Is the work being tracked in any way? Another issue is support for working in groups.

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Managing eLearning: Fall Webinar Series

Web Courseworks

Flexibility – Having the web as your work space means you can work on eLearning anytime, anywhere, on any device. Collaboration – As work styles have moved more toward teamwork and collaboration, using cloud authoring makes team collaboration on projects easier and more productive. Web Courseworks is proud to present our Managing eLearning Fall Thought Leaders Series.

‘Meet the Learnovate Patron’ Q&A with Sharon Claffey Kaliouby

Learning Pool

She was one of Corinium’s 2019 Top 50 Leaders in Learning & Development – Americas, the 2018 Learning & Performance Institute Professional of the Year and a two-time member of the USFA National Gold Medal Women’s Sabre Fencing team. . How should we prepare for the future of work? .

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Simple Ways to Design an Office that Attracts Top Talent

Your Training Edge

More often than not, the office environment and layout is the first impression job applicants have of the company, and it plays an important role in their decision whether they would like to become a member of the team. Productivity, efficiency and subsequent return on investment is the number one factor we work to – it has a huge effect on all aspects of your business. Outdated equipment can hold up your work for hours on end and make your team frustrated.

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Let’s Get Personal: A new kind of employee onboarding experience with Gnowbe


An effective onboarding process ideally accelerates the time employees need to acquire the skills, knowledge and mindset needed to become an effective member of the team; this is true even while ensuring an engaging employee experience and minimizing the administrative workload for the company.

Leadership Trends That Will Dictate 2019

Your Training Edge

Effective leadership doesn’t only mean that you know the strengths and weaknesses of your employees but that you respect their working styles as well. In addition, today’s brand of work culture dictates that companies be more inclusive in their hiring policies. You must find the sweet spot between knowing when to let your team members come up with their own strategies and when to hold their hands and micro-manage.

Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

People who don’t trust each other will not work well together. Plus, they won’t enjoy working with each other and won’t go the extra mile for the team. And when team members help each other learn, they develop feelings of mutual good will. As reported in a recent article , industry leaders like GE, Accenture, and Microsoft have realized that regular feedback works better to improve employee performance than annual reviews and rankings.

The Future of Work: As Gartner Sees It

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I stumbled on this bit of research on the Gartner site; while it dates back to August there’s some interesting speculation about the Future of Work. People will swarm more often and work solo less. They’ll work with others with whom they have few links, and teams will include people outside the control of the organization,”. “In Gartner points out that the world of work will probably witness ten major changes in the next ten years. Work swarms.

A Culture Where Individuals Can Do Their Best Work

Learning Wire

For organizations to thrive, they must create cultures where individuals are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work. Every week, we hear of people working in rigid organizational cultures that don’t support their natural work styles. A woman working in the executive suite at a male-dominated company adopts a c ommand-and-control leadership style , although her preferred and more natural style is involvement.

Training Millennials: How to Boost Engagement


They’re tech-savvy, they value inclusion, and they want to find meaning in their work. Training strategies that worked for previous generations may be outdated and irrelevant now. Instead, they prefer to have autonomy at work and room for collaboration.

The Difference Between a Coach, Mentor, and Consultant?

Your Training Edge

Finally, we must determine the scope of the person’s work. Coaches appear in various forms, such as professional, life, relationship, and sports team coaches. Many mentor relationships are self-selected – keep in mind that a coach is usually assigned to a person or a team, whereas mentor relationships usually spring from mutual interests, work styles, and histories.

I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

Each has its own culture that derives from its mission, vision, values, and the people who work there. Every employee has his or her own roles, responsibilities and work style, but he or she seldom works in isolation, even if working individually. While strong, hierarchical connections also vary greatly across the organization depending on the nature of the work and individual management styles. Based on a work at

Distance Learning Tips for The Remote Worker


It is estimated that 63 million Americans will work remotely in 2016, which is more than a third of the total workforce. As workplace flexibility becomes more important and technological capacities increase, companies are hiring more telecommuters and allowing more current employees the option to work from home. This new work structure brings with it new challenges for training personnel.

8 Factors to Consider While Choosing An Online Course Development Partner

Hurix Digital

However, to implement this kind of blended learning the right way, a qualified course development service provider is required who can understand your learning goals and work on online course solutions accordingly. . Accommodating different learning styles.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Soft Skills


However, recent conversations about work-related skill sets are starting to acknowledge that soft skills are just as important as hard skills — and can be transferable between jobs. Workstyle: Do they show a natural predisposition for an organized and efficient work style?

8 best sales training tips to seal the deal


8 ways to improve sales training for your team. They still won’t work if sales employees are unaware of your customers’ needs. This practice is most useful for new members of your sales team and should be applied during onboarding.

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Best Time Management Practices Used by CEOs and How You Can Use Them Too


There’s no doubt that CEOs work hard and work often. In fact, CEOs tend to work an average of 62.5 Work with others and empower your team – Part of being able to use time effectively is to trust your team to do good work by leading them effectively.

Why manager involvement is crucial for workplace learning


Without it, team members question its validity, priority and relevance to their job and professional development. Unfortunately, many managers don’t actively support or dedicate time to learning – which doesn’t make a lot of sense, considering: What managers want to get out of workplace learning: For their team to develop their skills and knowledge to get better at their jobs. Make sure managers have a say in their team’s learning.

Informal learning: Why it matters to a business


According to CARA’s 2010 Survey on social media impact, nearly 70% of what is learned in life and at work happens through informal and social learning. For business owners, this can be a great opportunity to get in touch with employees and make work meaningful. A special training kit should be prepared for novice workers to adopt the company’s working style in the shortest time possible.

eLearning Outsourcing – How To Select A Vendor?

Upside Learning

Sometimes they choose a vendor without proper evaluation only to end up having a bad experience – missed deadlines, shoddy output & unprofessional teams. Check work samples to evaluate the quality of their output. Ask for profiles of development team members who may work on your project. You would be better off to have employees (as against vendor’s contractors) working on your projects. Understand their working style.