In this lesson, you have learned about the skills and characteristics required for a team member to perform well in a virtual role. We have looked at why it is important to be familiar and comfortable with different types of digital technology, why communication and collaboration are vital in a digital team, and some of the ways you will need to organize yourself and manage your time as a remote worker. You should now feel better equipped to succeed in your role as a virtual team member!
Discussion questions are used by workgroups who are taking courses concurrently and want to engage in a conversation about the course content. The use of discussion questions is optional.
- What skills and qualities do you already have that make you suitable for a virtual position?
- Which of the areas discussed in this course present opportunities for you to learn and grow?
- What do you think are the greatest challenges you will face as a virtual employee?
- What are the biggest distractions you will need to be aware of when working from home?
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