Homeworking policies, legal issues and good practice
The Small Charities Coalition has a page on remote working, with links to these publications by CAST (Centre for Acceleration of Social Technology).
- How to stay connected when working remotely
- Getting started with Zoom
- Getting started with Skype Video
- Getting started with Google Hangouts
- CAST practical guide to remote meetings. Includs participation, running the meeting, hand gestures, tools we use, and technical setup
Video calls with Zoom
Co-production Network for Wales has published a really useful page on using Zoom
Charity Digital Exchange
Has discounts/offers on products useful for homeworking, including antivirus software and Zoom subscriptions
HR has a critical role in these remote working times
“Remote working does not mean people are sent home to fend for themselves.”
How to work remotely in a time of coronavirus
Looks at “the technological solutions which enable distributed working, and the adaptations to culture and ways of working that are involved”, based on the experience of a real organisation.
From desk jockey to badass remote worker in a few easy steps
Shelly Palmer, 8 March 2020. Produces a daily newsletter on advertising, marketing and technology. He starts this article with “The sociology of productive remote working is much more difficult to master than the technology. Said differently, learning to work by yourself is harder than you think it is. Here are a few tips that will unlock your inner badass remote worker skills.”
Coping practically and emotionally during the Covid-19 outbreak
Only partly about homeworking, but with practical ideas about how to deal with what is going on around you while you are working (or trying to).
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