Training Ideas for Remote Employees
We all know the importance of training employees. We want to make sure our team has the latest tools and understands strategies that help the organization grow. Now it can be a little different in a virtual environment. We cannot see them in person as we would normally want to. The good thing is that employee training can translate to the virtual work environment!
Key training Ideas for virtual and remote employees
•Reverse Employee Mentoring – Help low-performing employees reach goals faster by partnering them up with high performers. This can be through video chat on a weekly basis.
•Virtual Coffee with leaders – This can be done with tools like https://www.donut.com/ This tool helps facilitate ongoing meetings with new employees. It is great to help virtual employees meet other people in the workforce.
•Virtual Lunch and Learn – This has been done with teams for years! It can still be effective in a virtual setting. Bring in experts that have a different point of view. They can bring a good perspective to the group.
•Multiple Classes – Have a learning management system that keeps all the past training and sessions from team leaders. Let them access this along with quizzes.
•Make Sessions Interactive – Be sure to use all the popular features such as polls, whiteboarding, and chat whenever possible!
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Chris N. Cheetham-West, MBA is an international speaker, author, and President of LR Training Solutions. Formerly, he served in a position at Google where he worked with 100 others on a remote team. He helps teams save time and focus on what matters. Chris is one of the team-building keynote speakers who take the time to make the presentation custom to the audience. His career has taken him to 48 US states. Contact him to be a keynote speaker or session presenter for an event or for advice on other virtual teams topics. He can also serve as a virtual keynote speaker for your event. Chris is one of the business keynote speakers who get you results!