In remote work environment, training matters (IGNITES)

Firm training is imperative so employees continue to adhere to compliance policies while in an extended remote work situation. For employee training to be effective, it needs to adapt to the current virtual environment and address an employee’s personal level of digital activity that could violate firm policies on cybersecurity, ethics and workplace conduct. Amy Lynch, FrontLine’s Founder and President, believes that a home based workforce understands the sacrifices required with personal digital activity to follow firm policies and maintain their job security. Ms. Lynch further states that when violations do occur now, the typical manager to employee in person discussion on the issue is not available. Without it, resolving violations may be more challenging, and firms and their HR departments should respond quickly to prevent repeat violations. See IGNITES (subscription required), “On the Clock, Stuck at Home: Firms Adapt Trainings