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World-Class Virtual Teamwork: The Secrets to Making “Remote Work” Work
Monday 06/18/2018 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Leadership & Navigation, HR Expertise | Intended Audience: Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
You will learn about challenges specific to virtual work and strategies and tools to address these at each phase of the employee lifecycle. 

Does remote work actually work? Recently we've seen high-profile companies recall remote workers back to the office. Yet telecommuting remains a sought after option for workers seeking flexibility, and for employers looking to attract those workers and save on operating costs. This session will share the strategies and tools used to create a world-class virtual team at Actionable that collaborates across eight time zones. This session will help you:

  • Understand the challenges and opportunities that virtual work presents for organizations and HR through every phase of the employee lifecycle.
  • Understand the current trends and research related to telecommuting/remote work and virtual teams.
  • Identify the unique challenges of working in and supporting an effective virtual team. 
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