Telework, sometimes know as telecommuting, enables
agile companies to increase productivity, save costs, and keep key
What is telework?
Telework the practice of working in a location
outside of the main office. A teleworker could do their job in a home
office, on the road, in a hotel, at a customer site, or any other place
that makes sense.
Telework can be done part-time, full-time, or when
traveling. Some teleworkers have a regularly scheduled time for working
remotely, while others do so only on an as-needed basis.
Some job functions are not appropriate for telework, but most can be
done remotely at least occasionally. Ideal telework tasks are those that
require a computer, uninterrupted time, or telephone activities. Often,
telework is possible for most employees with just a little bit of
In 2001, over 31 million employees in the U.S.
teleworked at least part-time. This represents a significant 25% of the
Why start a telework program?
Teleworking is a trend that is here to stay. Businesses
of all types and sizes recognize that the benefits of telework are too
great to ignore:
How can GTC Networks help?
GTC Networks offers sever different solutions for your teleworker needs, depending on the number of remote workers and the type
of existing communications infrastructure. Our customized solutions
allow your teleworkers to seamlessly access all the features of the
corporate phone system from virtually any location.
(1) Cahners In-Stat Group, 2002