A telework agreement done correctly can be an important part of growing and maintaining an effective and flexible workplace. Recent studies reveal that employees who telework are more likely to be highly engaged, satisfied with their job and more likely to stay with their employer.
Commuter benefits and programs
Your business or property can benefit through vanpool transportation and other sustainable transportation programs.
Telework can be a touchy subject for some employers. Common myths about the program include not knowing what employees are working on, employees not being available when teleworking and that some employees may see the policy as being unfair. In reality, telework actually has several advantages and is something employers need to consider to stay competitive in today’s market.
[Extended blog title: Why You Should Care About Other Modes Now and Not After Your BFF Gets Hit]
Last night, I was biking down 14th Street in the bike lane and was halfway doored by a SUV that had pulled partially into the bike lane to drop off some passengers. I say halfway because I was able to slow my speed enough that the impact wasn’t completely jarring and only caused me to fall in the sense that I stepped through the frame and did that little hop, jump landing. The passenger who opened the door did ask if I was okay and apologized, but I was so rattled that all I could manage to say was “You have to be more careful!” In reality, my adrenaline was pumping so hard that I wanted to curl into a little ball as I was terrified of what had happened.