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Calendar & Agendas

Tue Jul 25 @ 9:00AMBaltimore Regional Transportation Board
Tue Aug 01 @ 9:30AMTechnical Committee

Telework

Serving employers in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, and Howard Counties interested in establishing a telework program for their employees.

Improve Your Bottom Line and Make Our Region a Better Place with Telework!

     

More and more businesses are realizing bottom-line benefits from structured telework programs. Telework is an arrangement which allows employees to work from a remote location, while maintaining communication with managers, colleagues, and customers. Teleworkbaltimore.com is a special program that provides free online resources and consultant support to help employers in the Baltimore region start or expand a formal telework program. The program is funded by the Maryland Department of Transportation and administered by the Baltimore Metropolitan Council. Telework Program Solutions has been contracted by the Baltimore Metropolitan Council to provide qualifying companies with free telework implementation support.

The goal of Teleworkbaltimore.com is to reduce both traffic congestion and air pollution by helping employers realize the benefits of a a formal telework program and to provide employers with free telework consultant support.

Teleworking offers many benefits to both employers and employees that include:

  • Improved employee satisfaction resulting in improved employee retention
  • Improved employee attraction and retention resulting in reduced recruiting and training costs and a competitive advantage in finding outstanding employees
  • Reduced employee effort and time spent in commutes resulting in improved productivity
  • Decreased pressure and increased flexibility on office space needs resulting in reduced office space costs
  • Other benefits are possible such as diminished parking needs and reduced overhead

We want to help qualified area employers establish successful telework programs! That's why we've created Teleworkbaltimore.com. Take a few minutes and register with us. It's free! In return, you'll be able to download valuable materials helpful for starting a telework program. You'll also have the opportunity to ask questions of our telework consultant (and your contact information will only be shared with that consultant!).

Teleworkbaltimore.com Employer Survey

Teleworkbaltimore.com wants to hear from employers in the Baltimore region! Tell us what you think about teleworking and what type of information and resources you need to help start or expand a successful program within your organization.

>> Take our survey

Helpful Links

Benefits of Registering with Teleworkbaltimore.com: Learn the benefits available to you.

Telework: Frequently Asked Questions: This Q&A can calm your fears about telework.

Telework Myths: Separate telework fact from fiction.

Telework Resources: Other websites that might help. 

Be a Telework Champion : A guide on how and what to present in a telework proposal to your employer.

For more information:
Russ Ulrich, rulrich@baltometro.org or 410-732-9575. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 18:21