Headed to Hybrid?

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Leadership Training for Hybrid & Remote Work.

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When Virtual Leadership Is Done Right, Every Person, Purpose and Profit Grows.

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Companies have never been more distributed, with offices and teams spread across the country and the globe. Virtual Work Insider coaches teams, executives and companies to thrive across any distance. As the first to establish virtual business driving practices within one of the most respected Fortune 500 companies — we provide the skills and tools to lead, influence and strengthen ties within hybrid and remote teams. Our 18 years of experience within client-side companies, advertising agencies, and managing external partners, is incomparable. See more…

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“I saw first-hand that geographically distributed companies were struggling to achieve business growth and inclusion, so I designed a new way to fully drive results and integrate employees in a hybrid model.”

Sacha Connor, Founder & CEO

Virtual Work Matters More Every Day.
Insider Knowledge Makes a Difference Immediately.

of professionals work remotely at least once a week

productivity improvement of distributed teams with the right process and tools.
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A New Kind of Modern Leadership is Required

Leaders and Teams Need the Skills to be Effective and Efficient Virtually.

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Virtual Work Leadership Training

We specialize in personalized group training programs to develop the skills to lead and influence hybrid and remote teams, manage client and agency virtual relationships, and coach remote direct reports.

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Virtual Employee Resource Group Creation

We’ll personally help you create, lead and establish a Virtual Workforce ERG to increase effectiveness and inclusion within your distributed company, coordinating and concentrating the efforts of your D&I, HR, IT, Real Estate and Business strategies.

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Opening your eyes is the hardest part — to the fact that the workplace is now virtual, that people are spread across office sites with some fully remote, but mostly, that a perspective change is required to succeed in this new reality.

“Sacha was a pioneer of remote work at Clorox; she successfully led a marketing organization and participated on the homecare leadership team while working over 3000 miles away for more than 8 years.”

Chris Hyder
Vice President, General Manager

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Use an Assignment Brief to avoid wasting time and ensure you are on the same page from the beginning.

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Virtual Work Insider1 week ago
🏆 Learn from a leader in Remote Employee Onboarding! As a judge for the Running Remote Conference Flexible Workplace awards, our CEO, Sacha Connor, was honored to help select Citrix for the Remarkable Employee Onboarding award.

Citrix has been a distributed workforce for decades. It's hybrid work model aims to create an environment that is inclusive regardless of where employees work from. They want everyone to feel that they have equal opportunity to contribute, participate, and grow in their career - and this is reflected in their onboarding program.

At Citrix ALL employees are onboarded virtually, and that's because they believe that this creates a consistent experience and also establishes early on that it is OK to work remotely - this is great role modeling, from the very beginning of an employee's experience with the company.

The onboarding program covers everything from, background information on the company and its culture, to time with the IT team to understand the tech tools and resources they have access to, to identifying their home equipment needs, and to supporting the creation of a 90 day plan so that expectations are clearly laid out.

Each new hire is also paired up with a buddy to help them acclimate and extend their network.

And the results are strong - with an extremely high favorability rating for their onboarding experience.

Read more here: https://www.citrix.com/en-id/news/announcements/may-2022/citrix-receives-running-remote-flexible-workplace-award.html

#virtualleadership #hybridleaderhip #virtualonboarding #remoteonboarding #citrix
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Virtual Work Insider3 weeks ago
🎓 CONGRATS on the GRADUATION of 800 Toyota Financial Services USA People Leaders who recently completed a series of 3 different Virtual Work Insider hybrid leadership skills training workshops. TFS lives the Toyota value of “Continue the Quest for Improvement” and was quick to identify that they could be proactive in preparing their teams for the transition to a hybrid work model.

The instructor-led hybrid skills training workshops were given fully virtually and they focused on building the skills needed to lead, communicate, collaborate, influence, and build culture across distance. And the workshops built on a foundation of hybrid and remote work skills developed from the eLearning program employees had already taken from our partner, Workplaceless.

It was an honor for Virtual Work Insider to facilitate the workshops for TFS and to help them enter the hybrid work model with the mindsets, tools, and skills to succeed. We had great attendee engagement in each live session and post-training data supports that learners have already taken action on the practical information that was taught.

#hybridleadership #virtualleadership #hybridteams #hybridwork #ToyotaFinancial #Toyota


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