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Remote Working Checklist

Remote work is not always the same as working from home. To work remotely youโ€™ll need to have a working space with connectivity and some amenities to function productively. We suggest the G Suite set of products to keep your productivity at an optimum level.

We can also advise on more specialized Apps and management of your G Suite environment by tailoring your experience and providing the knowledge you require to to take your business to the next level, so why not give us a call?

Here's a quick Checklist to help you ensure your working environment is suitable and complete for working remotely ๐Ÿ‘

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Internet (Wifi)

Youโ€™ll need a wifi adapter or built-in wifi for your computer or laptop so that you do not have to install cabling.

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Suitable Internet Speed

When you connect to the internet and open your browser, you can test your internet speed to see if itโ€™s sufficient by typing โ€˜internet speed testโ€™ into your search bar. In the search results youโ€™ll see an 'Internet speed test' box with a bright blue button that says โ€˜RUN SPEED TESTโ€™. Click it to run the test and see your results, which will include a section at the bottom that says what your connection should be able to handle.

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Webcam

If you are using a stand-alone computer, ensure you have a webcam attached, for your laptop you should have a built-in camera - but please check and ensure itโ€™s in working order

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Headphones and Microphone

Most laptops have a built-in microphone and speakers - however we suggest using headphones to minimize background noise. For your stand-alone computer you will need to ensure you have a microphone available, or headphones with microphone functionality.

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Work VPN

This is needed to access folders and applications that are only available on the work network. If you need a VPN system for your company please contact vksix.com.

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Seating Area

Choose a seating area with a solid working surface that has enough space for your laptop, mouse, notepad, phone and perhaps a refillable water container. Make sure you are in a healthy seating position to prevent back and wrist strain.

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Stationary & Bag Items

Tech consumables Include batteries for your wireless mouse and keyboard a laptop charger, phone charge cable or phone battery pack. Stationary items to include in your bag might be a pen, writing pad, some sticky notes and a refillable water container.

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Optional

A Printer with scanning function might be required for documents that need to be Authorised and/or Signed.