Tips Working From Home During COVID-19 Lockdown

Create Home Office

Find a cosy space in your home where you can focus. The background won’t matter because you can use background blur in Microsoft Teams to keep teammates focused on you. To cancel any background noise such as children crying, dogs barking , etc. use Krisp

Communication

Make sure you connect with your team every morning even if its only for a few minutes to keep momentum going. Microsoft Teams is the perfect tool to achieve this. Also, you can record the meeting for anyone not able to attend.

 

Meetings

Make a rule that video is always turned on so you can interact face to face. This creates a better atmosphere. Make sure everyone can interact. Pause frequently to allow time for any questions. Use the chat window also to be more effective. Remember the Microsoft Teams record function.

Quick Chat’s

The quick chat function is very effective to ask quick questions during the course of the day.

Team Activities

If you want to brainstorm you can use the Microsoft Whiteboard. This will allow everyone to engage and feel included.

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