It probably comes as no surprise that research has found, time and again, that trust plays an integral role in the virtual workplace. What may be a surprise is that trust is even more important for virtual relationships than in a face-to-face environment.
If more L&D professionals understood the landscape of the virtual workforce, they could be more proactive in determining the type of interventions necessary when they receive a request from a business leader.
Employers that make the jump to remote work report a range of positive outcomes. However, there is a trade-off. The instant virtual connections that people can establish nearly anywhere around the world has come at the price of less human connection.
Employers that don’t provide flexible working should take notice: More than one in three employees would change companies if offered more flexibility, including over one-third of all directors and managers.
The digital workplace is set to improve the way that we keep our workstreams on track. Read on for ideas about how 2019 is shaping up to create a new digital workplace environment.
How can we do a better job of helping people gain skills and confidence in using collaboration tools and working as a team virtually, helping to cross this technology competence and virtual teaming chasm? Online learning has crossed the chasm.
Hone, the reimagined workplace training platform for modern and distributed teams, today announced a $3.6 million seed round led by Cowboy Ventures and Harrison Metal.