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Async Communication: Microsoft Teams Video Clips
Learn how to use the Microsoft Teams Video Clips feature for async communication that can replace having to schedule yet another meeting.
Creating Location Inclusion
Help create equal access to information, roles, opportunities, and decision makers regardless of where people live or work.
RTO: 5 Reasons to Ruthlessly Prioritize during the Hybrid Work Transition
Productivity will (and should) temporarily decline as offices reopen. As more and more offices are finally reopening and teams are transitioning to a hybrid work environment it is critical to support yourself and your teams with Ruthless Prioritization. For those...
Not Comfortable on Camera: your video camera as a tool of influence
6 tips for how to help a team member up the “Camera Comfort Curve”.
I Understood The Assignment
Are you sure you understood the assignment? Just because you are out of eyeshot and earshot of your manager or direct reports, doesn’t mean you can’t be on the same page about project objectives, roles, responsibilities, timing, and more…so that everyone actually understands the assignment.
Use an Assignment Brief to avoid wasting time and ensure you are on the same page from the beginning.
How Large Enterprise Companies are Transitioning into Hybrid
Sacha leads a panel with Virtual Work Insider clients on how they, and the large enterprises they lead, have adapted to remote and hybrid work.
The Future of Work is Hybrid: Here’s How to Thrive in the New Normal
Sacha Connor discusses three key skills to thriving in a hybrid work environment in her latest podcast with IDEO U.
The Pain of Virtual Meetings isn’t the Problem
Dan Schmitz, a Consultant at ON THE MARK, shares practical strategies to improve morale within virtual work environments.
10 Tips From 10 Years of Hybrid & Remote Work
Sacha Connor is celebrating her 10 year remotiversary – a decade of working fully remotely! We know so many of you are hitting your 10 month remote work milestone and have done an incredible job of taking on the rapid transition to remote work with energy and commitment.
Hybrid Organizations: 3 Keys to Keeping Engagement & Productivity High
For most companies, I believe the future will be hybrid (NOT fully remote) – with some people working in offices, some fully remote, and some flexing between the two. Please don’t underestimate the growing pains that will come with this transition.
Focused Remote Work
Have you ever started your day with optimism and a long to-do list only to finish with a deflated or perplexed feeling and most of the list undone?
This is a common story, but easily remedied with a small investment of time.
Video Interviews: 7 Tips for Creating an Inclusive Interview Experience
At first look video conferencing seems like the obvious choice as the optimal communication tool to hold a virtual job interview, but there can be some serious unintended consequences of video interviews that can hinder a company’s diverse candidate pool.