Guide to Effective Teamwork

  • Specify your availability (preferably, this should be updated on a regular basis, as necessary)
  • Indicate how long you think a task will take to complete
  • Adhere to deadlines
  • Record hours worked (excluding hours needed to learn new skills)
  • In a flexible working environment reliability and punctuality are particularly important
  • Any arising questions or problems should be communicated in a timely manner
  • Keep an open mind for different solutions. Is there an alternative way of looking at the issue?
  • Be aware of how your skills complement the strengths of other team members, and be willing to take advantage of their skills and knowledge