InSync Training's founder Jennifer Hofmann, and guest bloggers from throughout the training industry, author Getting InSync, an active conversation focused on connecting, collaborating and succeeding in the modern classroom.

The Pros and Cons of Working from Home as Part of a Remote Team

Posted by Jenny Holt

Dec 6, 2016 7:27:49 PM

InSync Training operates under a thoroughly modern business model: the entire team works remotely! Guest blogger Jenny Holt provides some benefits and drawbacks of this arrangement. 

40695943_s.jpgMany businesses are moving away from having dedicated office space in their facilities for team members to work in. Instead, they are choosing to allow, and even encourage, workers to perform their daily activities from home.

As you might imagine, there are both pros and cons associated with remote teams. By analyzing the pros and cons of having remote teams in your workforce, you may be able to determine if this is a management strategy that might work for you and your employees.

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Topics: Virtual Work, Virtual Teams

Creating, Leading, and Maintaining Highly Functional Virtual Teams

Posted by Katelind Hays

Apr 7, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Virtual_teamAssociation for Talent Development (ATD) Session Recap

Over the past 20 years, Jennifer Hofmann has built an entirely virtual and highly functional team at InSync Training. Interestingly, when she started her company, “We used to hide the fact that we were a 100% virtual, work-from-home team. It wasn’t cool back then. People didn’t understand how you could be professional. Now we understand that virtual teams are able to be professional, and that it’s the way the workforce is moving.”

Establishing her virtual workforce has not been without its challenges, however. For this reason, Jennifer took the time to share her lessons learned and best practices with the Association for Talent Development’s (ATD) webcast audience on March 17, 2016.

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Topics: Virtual Teams

Global Virtual Teams: The Role of Talent Leaders

Posted by Katelind Hays

Mar 22, 2016 1:28:47 PM

Global_Virtual_Teams_-_The_Role_of_Talent_Leaders_3_14_2016BYTE Session Recap

The modern workplace is continuing to evolve. Traditional in-house teams are quickly becoming globally dispersed and virtual. Our friend in the industry, Marjorie Derven, spoke with an InSync Training BYTE session audience on March 8th about this enterprise-wide transformation.

This blog post will define Global Virtual Team (GVT) basics, the role of talent leaders, an approach for building a successful GVT, and additional resources.

To access all of Marjorie’s wisdom, watch her full BYTE session recording here.

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Topics: Virtual Teams, BYTE

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