✍ Teleworking advantages: In today’s article, we analyze the advantages ✅ of adapting to telework for companies and discuss some strategies that can help you improve the management of projects developed by employees who are not physically in the company. 🤓 Don’t miss out!
Thanks to technological advances, it has been possible to optimize many resources, especially economic, of companies to be able to allocate them to other services, tools or supports.
Although, already in the 70s they began to create ways to optimize the non-renewable resources of companies, creating teleworking with their respective advantages for the worker and the company.
Nowadays, more and more companies, SMEs and large companies are incorporating teleworkers to their staff.
A clear example are the freelancers who have been doing this work for many years. But, first, and before anything else, we must explain what is teleworking so that it is understood by all and thus to be able to understand what the article is about.
“It consists of performing work without being present in the company during a significant part of working hours.”
As we can see, it is a modality that allows the worker to work from his own home, being connected to the company with the necessary material for his performance and maintaining direct communication with the company via telephone or e-mail.
Now, we are going to focus on which are the advantages that provides to the company to have workers doing telework, and which are the advantages that obtains the worker who do telework.
This analysis of the advantages of telework for both cases will be very useful for companies to know the benefits they will get with their performance in situations such as those we are currently going through with the COVID-19 (coronavirus), or as happened in the past with Influenza A, Ebola, …
What are the teleworking advantages for a company?
When a company decides to implement telework among its employees, it has already previously analyzed the advantages and disadvantages that it will provide to determine whether it will be profitable or not.
Since companies are looking for a continuous increase in profitability by reducing costs. In Gesditel we know what the main advantages are, and we will explain them below.
The productivity of workers is increased by working by objectives.
- It is not necessary to have a physical space with furniture and computer facilities (the worker will use his own equipment).
- Absenteeism is eliminated, as the worker’s time can be regulated according to his needs.
- The company must have a good internet connection with each teleworker and with the latest technological advances in business applications.
- It increases the possibility of having workers with a high professional level.
- Reduce costs in energy consumption, telecommunications, maintenance and food (in the event that there is a canteen at work).
- Favors employee satisfaction with your job by having the opportunity to reconcile their professional life with their personal life.
- Higher employee motivation
- It results in an environmental improvement by reducing commuting.
- Strengthens the control of the activities carried out by employees.
- Reduction of the number of employees in the company.
- Reduction of conflicts between workers.
- It can be easily expanded geographically.
What are the teleworking advantages for a worker?
Have you ever dreamed of working from your backyard or from the beach while sipping a cool cocktail? This is what is known as teleworking, and as a worker it can provide you with many advantages. Would you like to know what they are?
- It allows reconciling family life with work, favoring the happiness of the worker to have greater freedom
- It improves the worker’s quality of life by reducing stress.
- It provides greater time flexibility for the worker.
- Generates a reduction in expenses by not having to take meals outside the home and avoids travel costs.
- Increases worker productivity by allowing better management of working time.
- Increases the ability to concentrate as there are fewer interruptions.
- Avoid unnecessary traffic jams to get to the office.
- More job opportunities.
- Have more free time.
Which tools favor teleworking?
Companies will only find all these advantages provided by teleworking profitable and effective if they have the right tools to monitor the worker’s activity.
For this, the worker must have all the necessary material to fulfill his obligations without having to set foot in the office. The tools that are considered indispensable for teleworking must allow:
- Organize tasks and arrange them in lists through the corporate CRM.
- Internal communication through telematic chat platforms.
- Making videoconferences.
- Access to cloud storage platforms.
- Control of the workday schedule. With geolocation, you can clock in from your cell phone wherever you are to keep track of your time.
- Edit texts online with built-in chat in the panel.
- Make decisions by creating discussions to give ideas and make plans.
All of these tools and many more are very important, but the most important thing is to have quality software that allows you to incorporate them, all of them that, too, allows you to:
- Have control of the calls made and received.
- Control the activity performed by the worker.
- To carry out audits.
- Availability of the KPI (performance meter).
- To perform a statistical control of the processes performed by the worker.
- VoIP service.
At Gesditel, we have the most powerful software on the market capable of incorporating all the tools to be able to perform teleworking, able to provide the advantages mentioned above to the company and the worker. With it, you will be able to increase the sales of your company without the need of having a physical place where to locate your workers.
In addition, it will adapt to the needs of the company, allowing you to integrate all areas of the company for greater efficiency and access in real time to the report provided by the software on the activity that workers are doing.
If you are interested in enjoying all the advantages of teleworking and enjoy the tools provided by a quality software, do not hesitate to contact us, we will assist you without obligation.
We hope that all the information we have provided about teleworking advantages has been very useful and that if you have to put it into practice you will have the tools and software adapted to your needs.