Telecommuting Information for
Below find information on starting a
telecommuting program for your company.
Telecommuting offers a variety
of benefits to companies wanting to save money, reward valuable employees
and improve productivity.
Here are a few of the reasons employers are letting employees
- Increased employee productivity by 20%
- Reduced absenteeism
- Reduced burn-out
- Reduced overhead and real estate
- Reduced stress on office resources
- Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
- Compliance with the Clean Air Act of 1990
- Government incentives: Senator Frank Wolff, R-VA has
introduced and helped pass bills that offer financial incentives to
companies that allow telecommuting.
Telecommuting occurs in large and small companies, and
in public and private organizations. Here is small sample of companies
and organizations that have telecommuting programs.
AT&T, a pioneer in telecommuting, has extensive research on the
benefits of telecommuting to companies. Further, it has put together a
great resource to help companies start a telecommuting program.
Diego Ride Link has
information on telecommuting as well.
mission of the Telework Collaborative is to accelerate the acceptance of
telecommuting in public and private agencies. Great for managers who want
to offer telecommuting.
Co-founded by Jack Nilles who coined the words "telecommute" and
Pratt and Associates provides assistance to public and private
agencies interested in implementing a telecommuting program.
Also, be sure to visit the International
Telework Association and Council for more information and resources on
telecommuting for your company.