Working From Home

Working from home can be a challenge, especially as the COVID-19 issue is forcing students, parents, and educators to move their work and school life online. The CyberTech team has been working to create material for you to be able to work from home efficiently, productively, and happily until things get back to normal. Below, you can access some slide shows that our team has been working on to help you make the most out of your time at home!

Check out our Blog section to see blog posts our team has written to provide further insight into work from home and other interesting articles!

How do I Work from Home?

Transitioning into an online-oriented lifestyle can be hard, especially as now school, work, and social life revolves around the Internet. Here are some tips to structure your work productively and efficiently, while also giving yourself the support you need.

You can also read the associated Blog post, Study and Work Tips.

How Do I Work From Home?

Stay Safe Online

As most work, school, and social interactions are now moved online, it is important to remember that your personal security still matters! Stay Safe Online presentation gives suggestions for how to keep yourself safe on social media, protect your privacy, and keep your computer life secured.

Stay Safe Online

Secure Workstation

We still need to work towards securing our workstation to accommodate the transition to online learning and working. This presentation provides some suggestions for securing your work area with tips including: using Antivirus, keeping your passwords and accounts safe, and being aware of cyber threats online.

Secure Workstation

Browser Hardening

The most commonly used application that nearly every computer user utilizes is the Browser. Browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari can be some of the most useful tools to any user when used right, so it is always important to keep your browsers secured to keep yourself and your information safe. Learn about some of the techniques and settings you can configure at home, in addition to some of the dangers on the web.

You can also read the associated Blog post, Browser Hardening.

Browser Hardening

Connection Issues

Do you ever experience connection issues when trying to connect to online classes or group calls? Or are you not sure if you are connected to the Internet at all? Learn more about ways you can troubleshoot your network to stay connected!

You can also read the associated Blog post, Connection Issues.

Connection Issues

Computer Ergonomics

Chances are, most users sit slumped at a computer every day without realizing the negative health affects a poor posture can inflict on your body. Ergonomics can be described as the science of fitting jobs to people, which encompasses designing computer workstations to make the user as productive as possible. This includes having a good posture, a neat work environment, and a workstation customized to your needs. Read more to improve your work ethic and productivity!

Computer ergonomics

Voice-Chat Etiquette

Learn more about different online voice/video chatting applications, and how you can use them efficiently for your classroom and social needs. This presentation also gives tips for being polite over voice chats, such as monitoring your microphone input and output levels to make sure your audience can hear you... but not too loud!

Basic voice chat etiquette