During this isolation period, the majority of employees who can still enjoy working are doing it from home – this is our case in the Videotron Web department. Some of us are available part time due to our family responsibilities, while others are giving more than they’ve got. What about you, are you teleworking at the moment?
If so, do you have a place dedicated to your activites? Maybe you are sitting at the table way more than you’d like to… And what about keeping in touch with your different work partners?
We gathered here a few tips to help you get the most out of this situation.
Take breaks to stretch your legs, maybe get some air (if possible) and have lunch away from your computer.
Introduce a virtual coffee breaks to enable discussions on a daily basis. Also, start your chat sessions by inquiring about how the other person is doing, and activate your video camera at the beginning of meetings better connect with your peers.
Being able to socialize is part of the quality of your experience, too of course. For some of us more isolated than others, the lack of human contact can sometimes be hard to bare – alright, we are all missing our work buddies actually.
Now, do you have any best practices to share? Don’t be shy, we are listening, and this community can only benefit from it.
Here’s a bunch of tips from our technicians to create a better work environment at home.
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