Resources for Working Remotely

Please find below a list of resources provided by the Professional Development Staff in HROE. This list includes both articles and courses specific to the challenges and opportunities of working remotely.

LinkedIn Learning

Texas A&M University provides LinkedIn Learning (formerly lynda.com) free to all staff, students, and faculty via linkedinlearning.tamu.edu. You need not have a LinkedIn account, but will be required to log in with your NetID and password.

Though there are many course options, the following may be helpful in the current situation.

  • How to Manage Virtual Teams
  • Leading at a Distance
  • Priorities as a Remote Team Manager
  • Performance Management of Virtual Teams
  • Building Trust in Virtual Teams

Additional Resources

Several other additional resources are available. Though many provide free content, some may require fees. In some cases, you may access course material and complete the training at no charge. However, to receive a certification or training credits, you must pay a fee.

HRDQU.com

  • How to Lead in a Collaborative Virtual Environment
  • Supervisory Skills 101

Insight.com

  • The Human Side of Working From Home

MindTools.com

  • Managing Virtual Teams
  • Working in Virtual Teams
  • Managing Geographically Dispersed Teams: Achieving Your Goals Together, While Apart
  • How to Run Effective Virtual Meetings

Harvard Business Review

  • Lead with Transparency in Times of Crisis
  • Make Working From Home Work for Everyone
  • Management Tip of the Day

Coursera.com

  • From the standpoint that good management practices are the basis for success in the virtual world:
    • The Manager's Toolkit: A Practical Guide to Managing People at Work
    • Management Fundamentals
    • Leading People and Teams
  • From the virtual standpoint:
    • Communication Strategies for a Virtual Age

A Guide for Working (From Home) Parents