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Succeeding as a Distributed Virtual Team

A talk by Josh Cramer

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March 15, 2011 8:30 AM

Do you sometimes feel like you could get more done without the distractions in the office? Is your company considering allowing some employees to work from home occasionally? Do you collaborate or work with others who live in a different city, state, or country? Do you have trouble finding the ideal employee in your local area? Find out what it takes to succeed as a virtual, distributed, telecommuting work team. Experts in this field talk about what works, what doesn't, and the state of affairs for online collaboration. Some of the topics covered in this session will include: - essential tools for distributed work teams - dealing with time zone differences - requirements for your home office - skills and personality traits critical for success - finding and hiring remote talent - great communication without face to face - leveraging coworking spaces to the fullest Telecommuting is becoming more and more common in our society every year. The development of new tools and techniques are fueling this transition and moving the traditional corporate walls right into our homes. Today's worker is increasingly attracted to the flexibility and opportunity provided by telecommuting. Come to this session to learn how you can take part in this ongoing revolution of work.

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