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Working from home

Author: Tara Powers; et al
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2020] ©2020
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Powers; et al
ISBN: 9781119748496 1119748496
OCLC Number: 1154094628
Notes: "Learning made easy" -- cover.
"Create a space for a healthy work-life balance. Stay connected with Slack, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams. Maintain productivity and stay healthy and sane." -- Cover.
Includes index.
Description: xvi, 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Part 1: 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 --
Part 2: 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 --
Part 3: 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 --
Part 4: 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 --
Part 5: 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 --
Part 6: Adding balance and peace to your work-at-home life. Building trust and wellness in the virtual workplace ; Using mindfulness in your daily life ; Stretching during the workday --
Part 7: The part of tens. Ten predictors of virtual team success ; Ten great Slack tips.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Other Titles: Working from home for dummies
Responsibility: by Tara Powers, MS, et al.

Abstract:

"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"--

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