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Creating and Managing the Logistics of a Telecommuting Program

Having employees telecommute has evolved from being a personal convenience to a good business strategy, and now taking our current economic challenges it is a business necessity. It has become an imperative to effectively manage employees who are not reporting daily to the normal work site.

This OnDemand Webinar will cover how to properly manage off-site employees, the pitfalls to telecommuting and the policies that should be in place to run a successful telecommuting program.


Runtime: 78 minutes
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Agenda

Definition of Telecommuting

  • Buzz Words
  • Categories

Types of Off-Site Employees

  • Hoteling
  • Satelliting
  • Home Office

Guidelines for an Effective Program

  • Support
  • Formal Program
  • Education
  • Training of Manager/Employee Work Teams

Setting Up the Program

  • Equipment
  • Scheduling
  • Pay Plans
  • Setting Expectations

Legal Issues

  • FLSA
  • OSHA and Safety
  • Other Laws

Benefits

  • Retention
  • Facility Costs
  • Expanded Coverage
  • Productivity

Disadvantages

  • On-Boarding
  • Interaction
  • Isolation
  • Distractions

Evaluating the Plan

  • Meeting Organizational Goals
  • Measuring Success
  • Spot Checks
  • Canceling the Program
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Over 30 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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OnDemand Webinar

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Audio & Reference Manual

  • HRPD 0.5
     

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Why Lorman?

Over 30 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Paula H. Harvey, M.B.A., SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR, ASC

Paula H. Harvey, M.B.A., SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR, ASC

K&P Consulting, Inc.

  • Strategic Global Human Resources professional
  • Professional experience has spanned more than 27 years
  • Multilingual and has spoken to both global and national audiences on many subjects in the Human Resources and Safety fields
  • Worked in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, retail, engineering services, furniture and steel fabrication
  • Active member of SHRM serving as the 2013-2014 Southeast Membership Advisory Council (MAC) Representative and 2014-2015 NCSHRM Director-Emeritus and past-president of two chapters
  • Awarded the NCSHRM HR Professional of the Year in 2005, and the 2009 HR Consultant of the Year award
  • Inducted in 2012 NCSHRM HR Hall of Fame. In 2014 and was awarded the NCSHRM HR Humanitarian of the Year award
  • Global and nationally certified HR and Safety Professional and instructs at many institutions of higher learning
  • M.B.A. degree, with a concentration in human resource management, UNC Charlotte; B.B.A. degree in international marketing and operations management, University of Texas at Austin
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Product ID: 389886
Published 2012, 2017
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