In a virtual role, you will not have a desk waiting for you in the office space when you start. The responsibility lies with you to set up your own virtual workspace, most often at home. You will need to think about the right kind of environment that will support focus and productivity, as well as the practicalities of your virtual office setup. You will need to make sure that you have the right equipment and that you cultivate healthy habits and practices in your virtual workspace to support your well-being.
By the end of this course, you will understand the following:
- How to create the right environment for your virtual work and why this is important
- What makes the ideal virtual office setup and how to adapt this to your needs
- Healthy habits and practices that can support your wellbeing as a virtual worker
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