telework

Your commute time could be less than a minute. Teleworking is a convenient solution that enables employees to work from home or a remote location one or more days per week. It’s a win-win for employers and employees, reducing commute costs, lowering parking demand, and helping the environment. Telework has proven benefits to employees and employers.

TeleworkSD

TeleworkSD is a pilot project that will provide free resources for employers who want to explore and implement telework programs in San Diego County. Offered by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) iCommute program, TeleworkSD will select up to ten employers to receive step-by-step assistance and guidance. The TeleworkSD team has more than 30 years of expertise in working with private, public, and nonprofit organizations. Learn more about the TeleworkSD pilot project or apply today.

Employee and Employer Benefits

Conduct conference calls at your home office and avoid the hassles of commuting! By teleworking, everyone wins. It can help:

  • Increase productivity
  • Cut commute time and costs
  • Reduce stress
  • Improve job satisfaction
  • Employees work during peak performance times
  • Reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases
  • Aid in the recruitment and retention of staff
  • Reduce the demand for parking and office space

By logging the days they telework, employees can see their gas and emissions savings as a result of not driving to work. Visit the TripTracker page for more information.

Telework Resources

Need help getting started?  Check out the sample program policy, agreement, and other documents under quick links.

View “8 Ways Telecommuting is a Win for Business and Workers,” KBZ blog, March 2013. 

See how changes to technology have improved productivity and collaboration with colleagues for this 20-year veteran of teleworking; Cisco blog, February 2013.

View case studies from Mobile Work Exchange.

View case studies from Telework SoCal.

For more telework information, call 511 and say “iCommute” or email iCommute@sandag.org.

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