We’ve talked about how to organize your home office, which gadgets to add to your desk to improve your work environment, and suggested tools for telecommuting for your employees. But, have you ever thought about why we continually focus on tips for working remotely?
It’s because it is improves morale for you and your employees!
From the office supplies specialist, NeedaOffice, we bring you an infographic that uncovers all of the benefits of working from home for not only the employee, but also the employer. Take a look at the stats we thought were most persuasive, and scroll down to the infographic for ALL of the reasons to consider remote employees.
Why should you allow employees to work from home?
– 80% of employees consider telework a perk of the job.
– 95% of employers say that telecommuting has had a high impact on employee retention
– Unscheduled absences in the US are estimated to cost $300 billion per annum.
But is working from home for you?
Consider if your home environment is suited for working – quietness, safety, and comfort are all important factors. Are you self-motivated, tech savvy, and a proactive communicator? People with these qualities tend to be compatible with working from home. If you don’t feel you fulfill these requirements, discuss with your employer other options that work for you.
Need more convincing?
About the Author: Deanna Zaucha is the Senior Specialist of Content Marketing for Webs and Pagemodo, and also manages our social media presence. She can be found on a dance floor, or on her iPhone keeping up with trends in marketing and tech. Get more from Deanna on the Webs Blog and Twitter.