Most telecommuting employees report that they’re more productive when they work from home – that is, unless IT problems get in the way.
These days, telecommuting has become the rule and not merely the exception for many workers, and a new survey shows it’s getting high marks on a number of fronts – but companies that offer telecommuting will need a lot of support from the IT department.
We reported recently on how IT support is critical to successful telecommuting programs. Here’s another key step IT must take when users start to work from home:
Here’s one way IT can cut costs and boost their organizations’ overall productivity: getting ready to support a telecommuting program.
Is your IT department being asked to support telecommuters? You may start hearing more requests, especially if employees see the data from this study.
IT departments are being called on to support more telecommuting employees and make sure they have the technology needed to effectively work and communicate with their peers back in the office. Here’s another way IT folks can assist their companies in the midst of the telecommuting boom:
As competition for IT talent heats up, more departments are offering telecommuting as a low-cost benefit to attract and retain staffers. But letting the wrong people work from home can lead to a productivity disaster.
Looking for a way to satisfy IT employees without any room in the budget for raises? Luckily, there’s a no-cost benefit many want more than money, anyway: