Eastern Montana Business Webinar "Remote Work For Rural Business Owners" Jan. 27

The next presentation of Eastern Montana Business Webinars is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 27 at 10 a.m.

The month’s webinar “Remote Work for Rural Business Owners” features speaker Paul Hill, Utah State University Extension and Tara Mastel, Montana State University Extension.

Remote work is changing the way people work all around the world. Hill will talk about how remote work can benefit business in the region. He led the creation of the Rural Online Initiative in 2018 to help people in rural communities and employers capitalize on the rise of remote work.

Mastel will share what she has learned in the year that she has managed the Remote Work Certificate Program in Montana. This one-month program was developed by Hill’s team in Utah and over 50 Montanans have taken the remote work course so far. 

Hill is a tenured Extension Professor at Utah State University where he leads economic development and 4-H STEM education programs. He currently leads the Rural Online Initiative program, which received an ongoing legislative appropriation to provide Utah’s rural workforce with specialized training for remote work employment opportunities.

Mastel has worked for MSU Extension since 2006 and has been working remotely since 2015. She develops and leads leadership development programming for Extension field faculty and their communities. Shehas a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning and lives with her family in Red Lodge.

Registration is required for this webinar. Employers wanting to register can call Job Service Sidney at 406-433-1204 and a link can be emailed. The registration link can also be found on Job Service Sidney’s Facebook page at facebook.com/jobservicesidney. You will receive a confirmation email after registering.

Eastern Montana Business Webinars is brought to you through a collaborative effort of the Job Service offices in Glendive, Miles City, Sidney and Wolf Point. The next presentation will take place Feb. 24.


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