Investigators say the deaths of four people in an Anchorage residence last week is likely a murder-suicide.According to Anchorage police, all indications show 24-year-old Curtis Young III shot and killed his girlfriend, Desiree Gonzalez, age 27, and their two children – 4-year-old Zaiden Young, and 17-month-old Zarielle Young – before taking his own life.Police say the investigation is still ongoing.
Working remotely—whether it be working from home or simply not having a central physical office location—is rising in popularity, especially as the myths surrounding it are being dispelled.But even if an employee is remote, they still need to be trained. Donna Wells, the CEO of Mindflash.com, has a list of 5 Tips for Training Remote Employees. Let’s focus on the tools.Give Them the Tools They Need to SucceedRemote workers need fast and reliable access to information, and they can’t get it by walking down the hall. As well as needing email, Internet and phones, remote workers may also require private networks, shared docs, wikis, and logins to your company’s SaaS apps.Mindflash.com built an online course to give new employees everything they need to be up-and-running on their first day. It’s important to get them started ASAP.Focus on How You Use the ToolsThere are loads of high-quality and inexpensive tools available to small businesses for training and communicating with remote teams. Use Skype for video chat, Dropbox and/or Box.net for file sharing, Rally for agile development team management, and an IM program such as Yammer to check in regularly and ensure that questions are answered in a timely fashion.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis