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How to Banish the Winter Blues January 13, 2021 Consistency, sunlight and vigilance can help you get through challenging times

Learn IT @ Lunch Sessions on Tap for Spring January 12, 2021 Learn about productivity tools and protecting your data in live online sessions

Video Q&A: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, Remote Work and More in 2021 January 7, 2021 A conversation with Kyle Cavanaugh, Duke’s emergency coordinator, and Dr. Carol Epling, director of employee and occupational health, about what the start of 2021 holds for the Duke workforce amid the pandemic

107 Online Professional Development Courses January 6, 2021 Duke Learning & Organization Development offers 107 courses, leadership academies and personalized development opportunities

How to Build Your LinkedIn Profile November 9, 2020 A strong presence on the career and business network can help you advance and make connections

Ways COVID-19 Has Changed Meetings October 28, 2020 Many people are meeting a bit more, but the sessions are shorter in length

Keeping the Duke Community Wired October 27, 2020 Duke OIT provides tools and guidance to keep the Duke community working and learning remotely during COVID-19

Take it Outside: Why Fresh Air Makes for Better Workdays October 12, 2020 Spending time outdoors helps colleagues find more balance and productivity

The Benefits of Taking Time Off in a Pandemic October 6, 2020 Taking vacation, even to stay at home, is rejuvenating; plus, there’s a maximum amount of accrued time permitted

Sharpen Your Tech Skills Over Lunch September 29, 2020 Learn IT @ Lunch series returns with advice on cybersecurity and digital tools

Bite-Sized, No Cost Professional Development September 22, 2020 LinkedIn Learning offers short courses on leadership, work/life and more

Body Language Tips for Engaging Video Meetings September 9, 2020 How to improve your body language in the virtual workplace

Keep Your Eyes Healthy While Working Remotely September 8, 2020 If increased screen time is creating discomfort, here’s what you should know

Add to Your Professional Toolkit with Virtual Courses August 25, 2020 Learning & Organization Development adds virtual courses through December

6 Qualities That Allow Virtual Teams to Thrive August 3, 2020 Communication, motivation and purpose fuel work of Keep Exploring team

Professional Development Courses Available Through October July 15, 2020 Duke Learning & Organization Development offers skills and leadership courses online

How to Build an Effective Work Schedule at Home June 30, 2020 Flexibility, discipline and an understanding of your habits help create a day that benefits your work and life

Video Meeting Fatigue? Here’s How to Keep Your Energy Up June 23, 2020 While working remotely, don’t let virtual meetings zap your focus

Take Your Zoom Skills to the Next Level June 8, 2020 From waiting rooms to white boards, video meeting features make meetings smoother

Public Speaking Clubs Go Virtual May 19, 2020 Challenged by COVID-19, Toastmasters members found ways to sharpen their virtual-meeting skills

How to Pick the Best Way to Communicate May 12, 2020 Zoom? Call? Chat? Email? Know the ideal platform for your communication need

Ways to Make Your Home Workspace Ergonomic May 11, 2020 Working from home? Consider these suggestions for your workspace

Video Q&A: What Will a Return to the Workplace Look Like? May 5, 2020 A conversation with Kyle Cavanaugh, Duke’s emergency coordinator, and Dr. Carol Epling of employee and occupational health

3 Way to Get Better at Building Online Surveys April 28, 2020 These three tips for using the Qualtrics platform can help a novice or pro user

Keeping Kids Safe Online During COVID-19 April 22, 2020 As the pandemic leads more children to online learning, cybersecurity remains crucial

3 Ways Duke Box Helps You Work Smarter April 14, 2020 Collaboration platform can act as a shared drive and lets you work on files offline

Cybersecurity Tips While Working Remotely April 8, 2020 Keep your digital footprint secure from hackers seizing on COVID-19 vulnerabilities

Finding Balance When Home is Your Office April 7, 2020 Habits for creating healthy boundaries while working remotely during COVID-19

Intermittent Connectivity Issues with Spectrum & Internet Service Providers April 1, 2020

Collaborate and Communicate with Microsoft Teams March 31, 2020 As least 6,049 Duke community members are using Microsoft Teams to communicate and collaborate during COVID-19 crisis

Secure Your Zoom Classes & Meetings March 30, 2020 Take steps to mitigate against Zoom Vandalism [Recorded Webinar]

How to Get the Most Out of Zoom March 24, 2020 Improve your video conferences with these easy new tips

How to Get Started Working Remotely March 19, 2020 New webinars are available about free tools to help you connect and collaborate online