Telecommuting is not a brand-new concept. For years, this flexible work arrangement has been recommended as a way to address employees' concerns about their work/family balance.
When fuel prices rose dramatically earlier this year, telecommuting was touted as an environmentally responsible way to cut down on fuel consumption while also cutting out-of-pocket costs for increasingly money-pinched employees.
And even though fuel prices have gone back down, these arguments in favor of telecommuting are all still valid.
"That's all well and good…but what's in it for us?" some employers may still wonder, justifiably concerned about their bottom line. Human resources (register to read more)expert Carol A. Hacker, president of Hacker & Associates (Alpharetta, GA), is armed with a plethora of answers to this question. As part of AHI's web conference, Critical Success Factors For Managing A Remote Workforce, Hacker spells out the various...