Most likely you don’t have much free time between work and your personal life. Trying to manage everything can feel overwhelming at times. There are plenty of tools out there that can help you to make your work life as a care manager more efficient (for you and your clients). But how do you find the time to learn these tools so you can implement them?
In this month’s blog post, we are going to cover three tools that you should use and learn. We are going to provide links to quick bite sized training sessions so you can learn how to use them quickly so you start seeing changes in your day to day work life. In addition, we are going to include three resources to tap into so you can expand your skills in new areas.
Let’s dive into the tools that can help you work more efficiently:
Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Slides
In your role as a care manager, you may need to present ideas to your team or clients. With Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Slides, you can present your ideas to your team or clients so they can visually understand. You can add images, text, graphs or charts and transition each slide from one to the next.
Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets
If you are looking to track and analyze data on your clients, Microsoft Excel can help you from inputting basic lists to complex formulas.
Check out this training to help you get started: https://youtu.be/k1VUZEVuDJ8
Trello is a free visual way to manage your projects or to-do lists. This is a great way to create a vision board or a place where you keep all of your future goals. You can prioritize them, categorize them, color code- whatever makes you happy!
Here is a quick tutorial to help you get started: https://youtu.be/6drUzoeHZkg
In addition to learning about tools that will help you become more efficient, expanding your skill set will help you to grow as a professional. Here are three resources that can help you:
Have you heard about Google OnAir? Well, if you haven’t, you need to check it out! Google OnAir offers free virtual workshops to help you learn digital skills to help you grow.
Each month, they have workshops that you can sign up for. This month, they are having workshops on Project Management, Using YouTube to grow your audience, Design An Engaging Website for your Business, Elevate Your Business with Google Tools. You can check them out and register here: https://bit.ly/3nFjMUa
LinkedIn Learning is an online video training library with thousands of expert-created courses covering technology, software, hardware, business, career-building, creativity, and more. LinkedIn Learning is designed for all levels of learners. Videos are available for you to watch any time, at your own pace, even on mobile phones. Linkedin Learning gives you access to 16,000 expert-led courses, you earn a certificate when you have completed the course, and it provides you with course recommendations that are tailored to your background.
Check it out here: https://bit.ly/3EnEduC
Udemy has 155,000 online video courses with new additions published every month. It gives professionals the opportunity to choose from a variety of different courses such as marketing, web development, drawing, and even personal development. The courses are reasonably priced so you can feel like you are learning in new areas without feeling stressed over the cost.
These are some great options to help expand your learning and help run your business more efficiently. Make sure to comment in the thread with learning opportunities that you use!