Week 1 – March 31st, 2020 Theme: Managing Remote Workers (Series 1 of 5)

Stumped on what sorts of unique practices should be considered for remote workers? This list provided by the National Council of Nonprofits offers pointers and resources to pull from: https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/tools-resources/remote-workers-and-telecommuting-practices-nonprofits

Week 2 – April 7th, 2020 Theme: Managing Remote Workers (Series 2 of 5)

This helpful link provides a customizable template for creating a remote worker policy. Take what you can use, and leave the rest behind:  https://resources.workable.com/remote-work-policy

Week 3 – April 14th, 2020 Theme: Managing Remote Workers (Series 3 of 5)

Roberto Giannicola can teach you how to manage remote workers in about 7 minutes flat. Did you know it’s important to have virtual coffee hangouts and to not let staff be remote all of the time? Watch and learn here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5uSZP5TNQE

Week 4 – April 21st, 2020 Theme: Managing Remote Workers (Series 4 of 5)

Once the pandemic is over, should you continue to have any of your workforce telecommute? Weighing the pros and cons can help you decide if continuing to implement a remote workforce is really right for your center. This list will help you get started: https://www.lifewire.com/reasons-employers-should-implement-corporate-telecommuting-programs-2377400

Week 5 – April 28th, 2020 Theme: Managing Remote Workers (Series 5 of 5)

If you think your center will continue to have some or all of your employees telecommute, hiring questions and staff evaluations, should be tailored to remote work. For example, asking potential new hires how they monitor email will let you know if they will be available when you need them to be. Outside of hiring new staff, check in with your current staff to see where they stand on certain remote challenges. What to ask here: https://resources.workable.com/remote-job-interview-questions