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Remote Job Spotlight

Did you miss yesterday's Remote Job Spotlight? View the recording and learn about remote work opportunities directly from representatives from KLAS Research, Builder's First Source, and other open remote jobs with ROI partners.


New Remote Work Negotiation Course

This self-paced course was designed to prepare you for a successful negotiation with your employer (i.e., boss, manager, supervisor, etc.) regarding your workplace arrangements. By completing the five modules in this course, you will develop a strong bargaining position in your negotiation for remote, or more flexible work arrangements--thus increasing the likelihood of converting your existing job to remote.


Building Excellence in Remote Teams

What: At the 2022 Remote Teams Summit, you will have the opportunity to network with other professionals who are also managing distributed teams. You’ll hear from experts about topics like:

  • How to build practices of excellence in your distributed team.
  • Effective techniques for team collaboration and inspiring remote employees.
  • The latest tools for performance management and virtual communication, both synchronous and asynchronous.

The irony of organizing an in-person conference for people who work remotely is not lost on us. However, being remote doesn’t mean you never meet your team or peers in-person. Gathering together with purpose, on purpose with people in similar situations can be both eye-opening and liberating.

When: Wed, May 4, 2022 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM MDT

Where: Utah Valley Convention Center, 220 West Center Street 
Provo, UT 84601


Partner of the Month: Jeff Mottishaw

This month we recognize Jeff Mottishaw as our partner of the month. Jeff is the Director of Operational Efficiencies at the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget. He oversees the state's enterprise-level remote working program, A New Workplace, and is responsible for the development and implementation of the program. He has consulted with ROI a number of times and is leading a panel at the Remote Teams Summit coming May 4. Thank you, Jeff Mottishaw! Register for the summit here.


Remote Work Opportunities - Juab County

What: Learn how USU Extension is leading the nation on preparing workers for remote work!
Who: 17+ years old (must have prior work experience)
When: Tuesday, March 1st at 6:00 PM
Where: 160 N Main Room 213 Nephi, UT 
Refreshments will be served from a local business


Getting promoted as a remote worker: Carri Beck's story as an employee of a remote-first company

In this episode of Remote Work Radio, our host Marta Nielsen reconnects with Carri Beck, a remote worker living in Iron County, UT. Carri is an alumni of USU Extension’s Master Remote Work Professional (MRWP) course who found a remote job as a staff accountant for LedgerGurus, a remote-first accounting company for e-commerce businesses. She provides an update on her recent promotion and her long-term plans for moving up within her company.


Managing remote teams: The 10 things you must get right

Regardless of where you are on the remote working spectrum, it’s undeniable that managing a remote team is very different to taking charge of an office environment. Whether you’re managing a permanently remote team by intention, or suddenly operating in this way due to Covid-19, this article will help you establish smooth and productive working practices. Most importantly, following the tips here will ensure your team is kept content, and not managed too much, or too little.


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