The Financial Benefits of Telecommuting

by Greg Baker

Letting employees work at home on a full- or part-time basis boosts more than just morale. A CFO explains why telecommuting is a business no-brainer.

At a time when companies are looking for any way to cut costs, telecommuting provides an effective way to substantially trim the budget, increase productivity, attract top-notch employee s and lift morale.

For the skeptics out there, it's not just employees who see the up side to telecommuting. Greg Baker, CFO of Logicalis and a columnist at our sister site, CIOUpdate, offers his take on the financial benefits of telecommuting.

The convergence of economics and technical advances increasingly make telework a necessity instead of a wish-list item for businesses today. It’s my belief that those organizations not using available technology to enable and expand their own virtual work force are leaving a windfall unclaimed.

Read the complete article: Teleworkers are a Boon to the Bottom Line

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This article was originally published on Tuesday May 10th 2011
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