Training employees is never easy, but insert different states, multiple time zones, and non-enterprise level internet connections into the equation, and things can get really complicated. Nonetheless, having virtual teams is becoming a reality for many companies—so if you're a manager, working well with people who aren't in the office is a pretty key skill to have.

Here's a quick guide to what you need to know about training your remote employees.

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