Flexible Work Arrangements: Benefits of Telecommuting and Flexible Work Arrangements

Many organizations have found that telecommuting and flexible work arrangements can be extremely beneficial. Benefits may include:

  • Enhanced recruitment and retention
  • Improved morale, commitment and productivity resulting from support for personal work style preferences
  • Reduced stress through the ability to better balance work and personal responsibilities
  • Reduced absences and tardiness
  • Improved coverage and scheduling for the department
  • Potential for more office space options
  • Improved transportation and parking options
  • Uninterrupted time for creative, repetitive, or highly detailed work
  • Expanded use of equipment
  • Improved scheduling for peak workloads
  • Increased cross training