Remote and Flexwork

Resources for Staff
Resources for Managers
Resources for Staff Dealing with Dependent Care

Remote Work and Training

The below resources will help FAS staff navigate the transition to remote work in response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) as well as continue training and career development opportunities and wellness sessions virtually. Looking for more information? Read the University's Coronavirus Workplace Policies and Coronavirus FAQS

Resources for Staff

Technical Resources for Working Remotely

  • CWD has put together a curated list of working remotely courses for FAS staff.  
  • The Office of Work/Life has assembled a helpful Telework Continuity Tool Kit to guide staff on working away from the office. Enroll in a Flexwork overview session via Zoom for employees to learn best practices while working from home.   
  • The Center for Workplace Development (CWD) has an infographic detailing the best practices for working virtually
  • HUIT offers helpful guidance on preparing to work remotely by outlining frequently used Harvard applications like Zoom, Office 365, and how to forward your phone calls to an alternate device with this helpful technology checklist
  • Learn more about Zoom, both as a user and scheduler, by enrolling in a training via the Harvard Training Portal.  

Professional Development Remote Resources

  • LinkedInLearning is an online training resource available to the Harvard community free of charge. With LinkedinLearning, you have unlimited access to a library of almost 15,000 video tutorials, taught by expert instructors. Courses include topics like How to Work Remotely as well as skills such as MS Office and SharePoint; Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator; Drupal, CSS and SQL; Final Cut, Avid and iMovie.
  • Harvard ManageMentor is a free, online resource that offers excellent developmental opportunities.
  • The Harvard Training Portal brings together all of your compliance and professional development in one platform. All work instructions, courses and transcript information you found in those systems are now in the training portal, along with third-party content from LinkedinLearning and Harvard ManageMentor.

Wellness and Work/Life Offerings

Resources for Managers

Resources for Managing Teams Working Remotely

Wellness Offerings for Managers

Resources for Staff Dealing with Dependent Care