There’s a quick, massive shift in the way we work. According to Global Workplace Analytics estimates, more than half of the U.S. workforce worked remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of those people will continue to do so moving forward, whether as independent freelancers or permanent work-from-home employees. This poses great opportunities and new challenges for individuals working in news media.
How do you keep yourself motivated (or get yourself noticed!) when your boss is never going to walk by your desk? How do you collaborate on deadline when your colleague won’t answer a Slack message? How do you set boundaries between work and home when it all takes place between the same four walls?
In this interactive self-guided course, you’ll identify strategies for structuring your remote workday for success. Find out what to watch out for when working with others remotely and discover the best tools for distance collaboration. And most importantly, practice staying sane despite living and working in the same space.
Instructor Savannah Peterson, founder of Savvy Millennial, will teach you through recorded video sessions and lesson assignments. You’ll learn to articulate clearly defined goals and vision, especially critical during chaotic times. From managing yourself to managing your team, you will explore how to maintain continuity across locations while maintaining culture and morale.
Enrollment in this self-directed course gives you an invitation to two virtual happy hour events hosted by Savannah Peterson.
Happy hour 1: Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. Eastern
Happy hour 2: Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. Eastern
Course learning outcomes
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Cultivate a culture of support within your network.
- Use communication tools for better documentation and seamless hand-offs.
- Prepare for and achieve remote success in your role and/or business endeavors.
- Optimize and manage your virtual team amid changing market circumstances.
Who should take this course?
Whether you are a freelance journalist, solopreneur or a team leader, this course will help you better structure your workday and keep up productivity while working remotely or scaling your all-remote team.