March 14th - 19th, 2016
We agree that the best commute is no commute, even if it's not every day. We want to help you make the case for creating a telework policy in your workplace.
Employees can telework part-time, full-time, just occasionally or only during emergency conditions. Whether you’re an employer considering a telework option or an employee hoping to have the option, we’ve got resources to get you started.
Is telework right for me?
Teleworking might be a great fit if you have the right type of work-style and work in the right type of position. To see if you are a good candidate for teleworking, start by evaluating yourself and your current job description to see if your personality and position are a good match for teleworking.
Employees that are most successful in telework programs are usually:
When evaluating your work-style, consider the characteristics of positions that do well teleworking and again, be honest about your own strengths.
These positions typically:
Want some reassurance about telework's suitablility for your situation? Click here to use the "Telework Eligibility Gizmo."
I know it will work. Help me make the case to my employer.
Offering a telework option can help your employer by attracting top talent, saving money, improving productivity, and more, but remember-- if your company doesn't already offer this benefit, it means creating more work for your supervisor as they develop the policy. Treat your plan as you would any other business proposal and make sure you've done your homework.
When drafting your plan, keep these things in mind:
These tips were taken from undress4success.com.
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