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Working from home for dummies / Tara Powers, MS, et al.

Powers, Tara, (author.).

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Summary:

"Working from home was already on the rise, but when COVID-19 hijacked our reality, it became a way of life for many. Whether you're doing it one or two days a week or full-time, you'll appreciate the guidance in this book. Here are tried-and-true tips for enhancing your productivity, creating a workspace that's pleasant and efficient, dealing with distractions, making the most of virtual meetings, maintaining the trust of your manager and teammates, and a whole lot more. Inside: Make online meetings more productive; Get in the right headspace; Set necessary boundaries and expectations; Maintain effective connection with team members; Learn to stay focused" --back cover.
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  • ISBN: 1119748496
  • ISBN: 9781119748496
  • Physical Description: xvi, 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Getting started with working from home. Setting up your workspace -- Ensuring success with important work-at-home skills and behaviors -- Following virtual team meeting etiquette -- Staying in touch with Slack. Getting started with Slack -- Targeting your communication with Slack channels -- Entering the wonderful world of Slack messages -- Staying informed with notifications, statuses, and feeds -- Focusing on Zoom. Getting to know Zoom's suite of communication tools -- Setting up Zoom -- Connecting with others via Zoom meetings -- Looking at Zoom contact management and chatting -- Taking advantage of Microsoft Teams. Navigating Microsoft Teams -- Starting your first team and managing your settings -- Staying connected to others with channels and chat -- Embracing Teams to make meetings better -- Managing employees from home. Introducing the basics of managing virtual employees -- Transitioning from old-school manager to virtual team leader -- Adopting best practices in communication -- Adding balance and peace to your work-at-home life -- The part of ten. Ten predictors of virtual team success -- Ten great Slack tips.
Summary, etc.:
"Working from home was already on the rise, but when COVID-19 hijacked our reality, it became a way of life for many. Whether you're doing it one or two days a week or full-time, you'll appreciate the guidance in this book. Here are tried-and-true tips for enhancing your productivity, creating a workspace that's pleasant and efficient, dealing with distractions, making the most of virtual meetings, maintaining the trust of your manager and teammates, and a whole lot more. Inside: Make online meetings more productive; Get in the right headspace; Set necessary boundaries and expectations; Maintain effective connection with team members; Learn to stay focused" --back cover.
Subject: Telecommuting > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Telecommuting > Computer network resources.
Telecommuting > Management.
Telecommuting > Productivity.
Flexible work arrangements.
Internet videoconferencing.
Home offices > Management.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
Summary: "Working from home was already on the rise, but when COVID-19 hijacked our reality, it became a way of life for many. Whether you're doing it one or two days a week or full-time, you'll appreciate the guidance in this book. Here are tried-and-true tips for enhancing your productivity, creating a workspace that's pleasant and efficient, dealing with distractions, making the most of virtual meetings, maintaining the trust of your manager and teammates, and a whole lot more. Inside: Make online meetings more productive; Get in the right headspace; Set necessary boundaries and expectations; Maintain effective connection with team members; Learn to stay focused" --back cover.

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