CM255-Unit5-Rough Draft-Telecommuting

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Rough Draft 1 Running head: ROUGH DRAFT Rough Draft Unit 6 Jennifer Johnson Kaplan University CM225-03 Susan Schmit September 6, 2010
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Rough Draft 2 Introduction In today’s hectic and completive business world, employers are looking for innovative ways to increase production, add profitability and improve the customer’s experience. . Advances in telecommunication technologies have made telecommuting one of the best ways for companies to do this. According to the U.S. Department of Labor five million employees work from home most of the time, another seven million do so at least once a month; another 50 million hold jobs that could be done at home. Telecommunications will help increase profits, flexibility and improve customer’s experience. Key idea one-increase profits By investing in a telecommunications system, the company can start a telework program. Decreasing the amount of traditional office space needed allowing the company to decrease it operating cost. In addition, recruiting from a broader labor pool, as the employees will not have to travel to the office each day. Supporting statements – 1. Telecommuting helps companies achieve significant savings associated with real estate costs and overhead .Companies can grow without the need to create additional workstations or build new office spaces (Lipin, I. 2010). The reduced travel time for employees who telecommute also promotes savings in relation to gas prices and automobile maintenance and repair costs. 2. By offering telecommuting positions, companies can enhance their recruiting efforts because they are not limited to hiring employees in a specific geographic area.
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Rough Draft 3 Instead, they can select top candidates from anywhere in the country. Geographical boundaries become less significant this allows the employer to recruit from the broadest talent pool possible (Robinson, D. 1996). As the needs of the organization change, employers are free to restructure or reassemble the best teams to fit individual projects with
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