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Telework: Home

Resources and tips for Renton Technical College employees engaged in teleworking during the current coronavirus situation.

About this LibGuide

  This guide provides campus information and resources for professional development for RTC faculty and staff as they engage in telework during the coronavirus outbreak.  

RTC and Washington State Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information a webpage contains the latest official communications from RTC, and updates and a FAQ list for General Information, Information for Students, and Information for Faculty and Staff.

State Covid-19 Information: a webpage from the Washington State's Governor's Office with information concerning schools, workers, businesses and more, including the latest news. 

RTC Resources for Telework

Teleworking Information Page - College Technology Services has prepared a page with training resources for software and databases, Zoom meeting setup, document and calendar, and FAQ. 

News You Can Use - Human Resources has prepared a bi-weekly online newsletter regarding the benefits, employment, wellness and many more. 

Tips on Successful Teleworking

Tips for Remote Work
Emory University (Human Resources)
Includes tips on setting building smart skills and habits to ensure you stay fuocus, productive and happy as telewoker.

Tips for Telecommuters
Stanford Univ. (IT Dept.)
Includes tips on setting expectations, equipment, tools, space, chat, and setting a calendar.

10 Tips for Telecommuting
(Huffington Post)
Include separating work life from home life, establish "office hours". set up the proper environment, and don't forget to get out of the house.

Get More Done: 18 Tips for Telecommuters
(Inc.com)
Still more tips on telework, including getting dressed (no working in pajamas), staying out of the kitchen, set regular work hours, and get in-person time with co-workers.

How to Work from Home Effectively
(US News / Money)
Professionalism is a state of mind, and the best workers employ universal habits to get the job done, whether Big Brother is watching or not; whether they're in an office or working at home. Here are some of tried-and-true traits of truly effective telecommuters.

Employee Assistance, Wellness, and Self-Care

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