Microsoft is offering a free 6-month Office 365 E1 trial, including Microsoft Teams in response to the increased need for employees to work from home amid the the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.
Chat privately or as a group, and join meetings with HD audio and video, all in one place, instead of multiple apps.
Office apps like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are built-in, giving you access to files and tools in one place, so you stay in your workflow.
Teams is integrated into Office 365, which means it features the enterprise-grade security and compliance you need.
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Set up your workspace
Find a space in your home where you can concentrate. If you're somewhere with background distractions, use background blur in Microsoft Teams to keep teammates focused.
Your rhythm with online work from home might look different than it does in the office. For example, you may be balancing work and childcare at the same time. Communicate your schedule to your co-workers so that they know when to reach out to you.
Maintain healthy boundaries
Without the normal workday signals, like a commute, it can be harder to unplug. Make sure to take breaks, stay hydrated, and give yourself opportunities to “clock out” from remote work at the end of the day.
Embrace online meetings
Make sure all meetings include a virtual “join” option so that team members can join from wherever they are working. Turn video on so your team can interact face to face and feel more connected.