Working from home

In these current exceptional circumstances around Coronavirus (Covid19) there are more of us working from home where we possibly can. This is a new adjustment for many of us and we’ve put together some guidelines and resources to help support you.

If you’re a manager who is now leading teams remotely you may want to check out the online articles for some hints and tips and complete our new e-learning module.

Scroll down to find out more.


Working from home hints and tips from the Scottish Digital Office


Ten top tips from CIPD on managing teams remotely


Healthy working at home

Some useful information from Healthy-Working.com

Feeling the strain of working at a dining table, couch or bed? Download the file below to find some useful exercises to prevent or help ease neck, back and other aches and pains.

There are some excellent online resources available from Remploy on Healthy homeworking – click here to access


Some useful and current online articles

The 7 biggest remote working challenges (and how to overcome them)

A guide to managing your newly remote workers

How to keep your team motivated remotely

How managers can support remote employees

Build your resiliency in the face of a crisis

Build your team’s resilience from home

5 tips for building team culture in remote teams

How to foster team morale during the pandemic

Home working essentials for managers

Home working for young workers


Online learning

There are two new e-learning modules available on login to learn:

  • Remote working
  • Remote working for managers

You can also ensure you keep your own skills up to date and continue CPD by checking out the free online learning signposted from My World of Work


Videos

10 Ways to have a better conversation (TED Talks)

Inside the mind of a professional procrastinator

Homeworking – Laptop ergonomics


Keeping the kids busy

Online learning from SkillsBuilder to help you with home schooling

Daily lessons for all ages from BBC Bitesize


Remember to check out myNL for up to date information and advice on home working and other important topics.