Building Your E-workplace Dunnellon FL
Pompano Beach, FL
New Port Richey, FL
Boynton Beach, FL
Posted by : Pam Stanford
As businesses continually seek ways to cut costs, increase revenue and spark innovation, and employees strive for a better work/life balance, a mutually beneficial solution--telecommuting--is on the rise. In the United States alone, there are approximately 28 million telecommuters currently, and the International Telework and Association Council expects that number to nearly double to 50 million by 2005.
In order for both employers and workers to get the greatest benefit, it is essential that these remote workers have the environment and tools to connect with colleagues, applications, and information to get their job done. When telecommuters are not empowered with the right environment and technology to work to their highest potential, they can experience feelings of isolation, become disconnected from the organization's current priorities, and miss opportunities to contribute their talents. Managers of telecommuters, on the other hand, may worry about keeping track of their direct reports' activities and accomplishments. In addition, communications concerns can crop up for both parties when reviewing important materials solely over the phone or via e-mail.
The solution that addresses the challenges of telecommuting for both employees and managers is a comprehensive e-workplace program. An e-workplace is a virtual work place that provides employees access to information and a broad set of Internet-based collaborative technologies, ...