The truth is that many businesses benefit
when the right employees telework. Its also true that teleworkworking
from home or a location other than the primary place of businessisnt
for every job or every employee.
Some employees who telework do so only occasionally. Others work
from home or a satellite location almost every day. Telework is
extremely flexible and can be used at your company in any way
that best suits your business needs. And its a great way
to help your employees avoid the stress and high cost of driving
to work every day.
You owe it to your business, your bottom line, and your employees
to find out if telework is a good fit for your company. These
tools will help you get started:
Good Reasons & Great Tools Workshop materials to
help you find out how telework could benefit your company and
how to get started. Produced June 2005.
Telework Costs and Benefits An online tool to help your
company make informed decisions about telework.
Documents For employers and teleworkers. This section
includes teleworker agreements, a selection tool, a teleworker
proposal kit, a telework policy template, and customizable art
for a promotional flyer and posters.
Studies Featuring Washington-area employers. Find out
how and why they put telework to work for their organizations.
Readiness Criteria For organizations, employees and
managers. Some considerations to guide organizations and managers
to assess ideal telework situations.
Asked Questions Answers to common questions about telework.
Management A smart addition to business continuity plans,
a telework program can form the backbone of your emergency response
Telework Works A short online video.
Learn the facts of teleworking and how other local companies
are making it work for them. Produced July 2001.