Upskilling staff whilst working from home

As remote working becomes the new normal, it’s important for organisations to continue to invest in their staff and their professional development. The digital world provides ample opportunity for businesses looking to upskill staff who are working from home.

Whether you offer training that allows your staff to learn a new skill or expand upon their current knowledge to build out your business services, investing in online business training shows your employees you value their learning.

Sometimes remote workers can miss out on shortcuts and skills that they may otherwise have picked up in an office environment, which is why upskilling is increasingly important for those who work from home.

The benefits of virtual training

Online training is a transfer of knowledge via the internet that can be hugely beneficial for remote workers. Here are some of the main benefits of virtual training for staff working from home:

  • Flexibility

Technology is constantly changing and evolving, so it’s important to regularly upskill your staff to ensure they feel confident in their job roles. Online training enables your team to learn from wherever they are at a time that’s convenient for them.

  • Cost-effective

Virtual training often works out more cost-effective for businesses than classroom teaching or purchasing physical copies of books and traditional software.

  • Easily accessible

Online training is accessible from virtually any connected device, wherever your team members are. This means you can provide the same level of training for staff who may be in different countries and/or time zones.

Getting the most out of online training courses

If you want your staff to get the most out of an online training course, you need to ensure they have the correct equipment and a clear learning objective. By keeping in frequent contact with your team, you can understand how the learning allows them to work more productively and shows them that you value their skills.

For permanent and temporary home workers alike, online training enables them to learn at their own pace and gain qualifications that will benefit both your business and your staff.

Exclusive Networks’ virtual training

Here at Exclusive Networks, we offer the highest standards of technical education. Our virtual education programmes have been created for those who value accredited skills for both their business, staff and customers alike.

We offer a range of online courses from multiple partners, including Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet and Infoblox, each of which offer virtual lectures and learning. We also provide fascinating webinars covering a variety of key topics, such as intelligent infrastructure, encryption, data security and integrated storage.

If you’re looking to upskill staff who are working from home, our online education programmes can deliver great benefits that will see your employees go from strength to strength. Our courses cover network security, cloud control and more, ensuring your team are learning from the most established and emerging market leaders within digital technology and security.

Explore our extensive online training courses from our partners here. If you have any questions or would like to find out more how Exclusive Networks training can benefit your business and remote workers, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.