Part 1 of Burnt Orange’s Series On Telecommuting: What Is Telecommuting?
Our Saskatoon IT Tips are from the Trusted professionals at Burnt Orange Solutions. We promise to have a one-hour response time for all your Saskatoon IT support needs. Honesty and respect are important to us. In our latest IT Expert tip Article, we share the first in a 2 part series on the benefits and application of telecommuting for your business. Firstly what is telecommuting?
What Is Telecommuting And How Is It Going To Help My Business?
Telecommuting (also known as working from home, or e-commuting) is a work arrangement in which the employee works outside the office, often working from home or a location close to home
Why would a business want Telecommuting?
Some businesses are being forced to because they’ve run out of office space or to accommodate “road warriors.” But many are doing it for these reasons… Business owners (and key managers) working 60+ hours a week are using it as a way to continue working after hours and on weekends from the convenience of their home office. Allowing employees to work from home means businesses can cut back on office space, lowering rent and utility bills – and according to a recent survey of small businesses, nearly 40% of small and medium business es have (or plan to) cut down office space and allow employee to work remotely from home to save money.
Some companies are allowing their employees to work from home two or three days out of a week instead of giving them a raise –a bonus many will gladly take over more money. This also works well if you have limited office space because employees can rotate desk usage.
It allows you to keep great employees that need or want to relocate, need to stay home to take care of a sick family member, or who are sick, injured, pregnant, or otherwise unable to physically come into the office
Why Choose Burnt Orange to set up your remote office technology for telecommuting employees?
There is no “one size fits all” solution; the best solution is greatly dependant on your specific business needs, the applications you use, how many people will be accessing your systems remotely, the available equipment and dozens of other factors.
That’s why you want to have a consultant who meets the following criteria:
- Burnt Orange has experience setting up remote access and we have STRONG (and recent) client references.
- Burnt Orange team do a THOROUGH evaluation up front. We do our homework so you won’t have to spend MORE money, MORE time, and have MORE frustration getting to what you really need.
- Burnt Orange will assess your overall goals and specific objectives for allowing your employees to work from home or on the road.
- We are local and on hand to help our 24/7.
We hope this article gave you some insight. If you want to ensure your business’s IT security, contact the Trusted Saskatoon IT professionals at Burnt Orange Solutions and we can take IT worries off your plate.
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