This webinar explores key topics for establishing a successful telework program during and after COVID-19. These topics include work performance, employee engagement, telework agreements, the legalese of teleworking and more. Strategies will be discussed for managers on communications, developing goals and deliverables, remote management of teams, tracking of challenges and resolutions, and virtual collaboration while teleworking. It will also cover lessons and trends that organizations and employees are realizing as a result of working from home in the past year. Issues such as employees’ views about returning to a physical workplace, their desired amount of teleworking, need for resources and assistance, as well as work from home and videoconferencing fatigue will be discussed. Additionally, the employers’ reactions to working from home, provision of stipends, dealing with employee wellness and mental health, and employee engagements will also be covered.
The session will feature Elham Shirazi, the lead consultant for WorkSmart, a King County program that offers free consulting for employers on teleworking and alternative work hours.