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Why Employers Should Trust Workshifting Employees

I’m biased, of course, but I was encouraged to read about a Telework Research Network report that suggested employees can be up to 27% more productive when they work from home – either part-time or full-time. Even if you don’t believe the numbers – or if you don’t think they apply to you – isn’t it worth an experiment? If an employee asks for an opportunity to work from home part-time, offer it on a trial basis with an evaluation afterwards. Of course, it won’t be a perfect experiment, because the employee might not have the best environment at home, so this will skew the results. However, that’s balanced by their extra motivation and enthusiasm to make it work. Whatever the result, it’s worth a short experiment!

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