WHAT IS REMOTE WORK – IS IT THE SAME AS ISOLATION? (from Blog remoteyear.com)
Note, remote work is not the same as isolation. https://remoteyear.com/blog/what-is-remote-work
This link contains explanations of what remote work is, how it’s done, why it’s done, employee and employer benefits, common misconceptions about remote work.
On this page I will share what I have found helpful with remote work. Google Accounts is one of many collaborative platforms available for staff not only in business but with non-profit organisations. Its actually easy to set up and negotiate around. You just set up an account – for the ones who need to work on the same document, etc. Go here: account.google.com
Google Accounts has everything you need – the basics: docs, sheets, slides, camera, gmail, my business, you tube, maps, photos and so much more
- Isolation. The greatest danger presented by remote, high-risk locations is distance and isolation
- Lack of communication
- Workplace conditions
- Emergency situations
Identify and control the risks associated with remote work, as well as assist with putting in place appropriate health and safety measures. This can be achieved by: Reporting any health and safety issues as soon as possible to a Manager, Boss, or Business Owner.
SAMPLE REMOTE WORK POLICY
Here is a sample policy – choose your own words, create your own clauses, etc with other staff. There are other templates you can follow but I just thought I would put this here. (It’s an overseas sample – not from New Zealand.