The Benefits of a Remote Work Business Policy

The massive increase in remote work during the epidemic was a direct reaction to a short-term public health crisis, but many of our region’s businesses have continued to allow large proportions of their employees to telecommute in the aftermath of the pandemic. This is a positive thing.

A solid policy for remote work is a crucial strategy for businesses and organizations which value employee engagement. When employees feel cared for and valued, they are more likely to support the company’s goals. Furthermore, the ability to telecommute during times emergency, disaster or shutdown allows for business continuity.

Remote work is a great method to attract and keep top talent. Research shows that businesses that offer flexible schedules have lower turnover rates and higher levels of engagement than those who do not. It also allows organizations to reduce overhead costs through reducing expenses for utilities, real estate and office supplies.

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