- Telecommuting a Win-Win for Employees and Employers
- Telework Trending Upward, Survey Says
- Survey Finds Many Employers Trying to Alleviate Impact of High Gas Prices on Staff
- One in Three U.S. Workers Have "Telecommuted" to Work
- Hudson Survey Finds Many Employees Want to Work in Both Settings
- Federal Telework Picking Up Speed; CDW-G Federal Telework Report Reveals Dramatic Increase in the Number of Federal Teleworkers in 2006
- Annual Survey Shows Americans are Working From Many Different Locations Outside Their Employer's Office
- Telecommuting Proves to be a Worthy Work/Life Policy
- Telecommute Survey Reveals Unexpected Results
Telecommuting has mostly positive consequences for employees and employers, resulting in higher morale and job satisfaction and lower employee stress and turnover, according to research by a professor and Ph.D. candidate at Penn State's Smeal College of Business.
The number of Americans whose employer allows them to work remotely at least one day per month increased 63 percent, from 7.6 million in 2004 to 12.4 million in 2006, according to a recent report issued by WorldatWork.
Employees who are feeling pain at the pump may find help from their employers.
Gallup's annual Work and Education Poll finds about one in three U.S. workers have telecommuted to their job at some time, with the average worker telecommuting two days each month.
43 Percent of Federal Teleworkers Have Started in the Last Year; 32 Percent of Federal IT Professionals Indicate Expansion or Start of Telework Program in the Last Year
ITAC, the Telework Advisory Group for WorldatWork, reports that millions of Americans are working in a variety of different locations outside of their employer's office.
Today, companies of all sizes are helping their employees manage a better balance between work and home responsibilities by offering telecommuting, and other benefits, according to a survey by the Human Resources & Investor Solutions division of the Mellon Financial Corporation.
In an online survey of Washington area businesses, three out of four respondents (74%) classified their telecommute programs as successful or very successful. One in four (23%) had a neutral opinion and a remarkably low 3% viewed their programs as unsuccessful. John Veihmeyer, Chair of the Greater Washington Board of Trade's (BOT) Transportation Demand Management Subcommittee that sponsored the survey, said, "This survey helps confirm what we have suspected all along, -- that the adoption of telecommuting is a 'must have' business strategy. Through our own experiences at the BOT we can testify to that," he added.