As more than 5 million U.S. employees work remotely (Source: and that number continues to climb, J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. has developed three new online training courses to help companies make the most of this work arrangement.
“What makes these courses unique is that they take a holistic approach to working from home, focusing on making the arrangements healthy, productive, and compliant for each group (managers, employees, and HR),” said Ann Potratz, human resources editor at J.J. Keller.
How to Manage a Remote Team helps managers and supervisors identify the challenges involved and develop strategies to overcome them, including ways to keep employees healthy, engaged, and safe.
How to Work from Home Effectively addresses questions employees may have if they’re asked to work remotely, possibly for the first time, and explains which employment laws protect them.
How to Address HR Challenges in a Dispersed Workforce prepares HR professionals to work remotely themselves as well as provide HR-related support to a remote workforce.
“Remote work is a great opportunity for employees, but it can present many unique challenges for them, their managers, and HR,” said Potratz. “These programs were designed to address those challenges head-on and help make your remote workforce successful.”
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