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Transitioning to a Virtual Workforce

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In the last month, how many meetings did you attend in which someone participated via phone or video? How many team members, clients, vendors don’t reside within the four walls of your work location?
What are the soft skills that young employees are missing that their older colleagues value the most? They can be boiled down to some key behaviors in three “old-fashioned” categories: professionalism, critical thinking and followership.
When we talk about training, three outcomes typically rise to the top as the most important: knowledge, skills and attitude (although some talk about abilities instead of attitude, depending on the source and the purpose).
Most people are not prepared for a new job at the moment they begin it. As they advance in their careers and begin to manage others, their success or failure generates exponential effects – good and bad -- for their organizations.