Eliminate the Commute with Telework

Telework

Telework is a great way to save money and time.


What is Telework?

Telework is a work option in which a company allows employees to work from home or a satellite office one or more days per week. The type of telework program that a company chooses can vary a lot depending on the needs of your company and employees. Check out the information below to see if telework is right for you and your company.

Benefits of Telework

Developing a telework program at your company can provide numerous benefits for employees and employers, as well as our community and the environment:
 
Employee Benefits:
  • Improved work/life balance
  • Stress reduction
  • Cost savings
  • Increased productivity
 Employer Benefits:
  • Improved employee recruiting and retention
  • Increased employee productivity and morale
  • Reduced overhead costs
  • Reduced absenteeism
  • Expanded geographic access to skilled workers
  • Business continuity in case of emergency
  • Enhanced public image
 Community and Environmental Benefits:
  • Reduced traffic congestion
  • Reduced air pollution
  • Less gas consumption

Resources to Get You Started

WorkSmart: An assistance program for employers

Want to work from home? Make it easy for your boss to say yes by encouraging him/her to participate in WorkSmart. Employers get professional, customized assistance with assessing technology, establishing policies and training employees—all keys to a successful program. Get more information here.

Have more questions about how telework could work for you and your company?

Read previous questions and answers from Rick Albiero, CEO of the Telecommuting Advantage Group, here.

Employer Case Study: 

Read The Rainier Group's telework case study here.

 

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