Blog, Teleworking

As the nation, Virginia and the Middle Peninsula region started reacting to the COVID-19 crisis in the spring of 2020, many employees found themselves working from home – teleworking and telecommuting – as companies looked to find ways to keep operations going while also keeping their team members safe and socially distanced.

For some, it was no big deal. They were already teleworking every now and then.

But for others, it was a new world and a new normal to navigate – especially for those with young children at home who also had to be homeschooled.

With the help of Telework!VA, we’ve compiled a list of recent news articles that dive deeper into the trend of teleworking during the global pandemic of 2020.

Growth in telework capability will outlive COVID-19 threat

According to the Department of Defense’s chief information officer, telework will continue past the COVID-19 crisis, and here’s why.

Telework will likely continue after the pandemic

Up to half of American workers are currently working from home, and will likely do so for some time.

Coronavirus prompts companies to telework

Employers across the country allow their employees to telework.

How to work from home and thrive

Five rules for working at home and thriving.

Working from home? Ten tips for staying productive

Strategies to help you stay on task when away from the office and co-workers.

Finding the right place for a home office

When working from home, where you work is often an afterthought. Don’t let it be.

How to work from home now that your boss doesn’t want you coming in 

If you’re working from home during the coronavirus outbreak, here’s what you need to make that transition work – one that will last for some time.

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