This Sample Telework Policy is an easy to edit template that makes it simple to adopt an official telework policy at your workplace.
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TIPS AND FACTS
Stick to an agenda: Create a to-do list each day, in keeping with management and supervisor expectations, and plan your day to make sure you reach your goals.
"My department has always been really great about me working from home here and they have always given me remote access so even if I’m not in the office or out of Missoula, I can work. I try to keep my routine as normal as possible on my work days because if I don’t, there’s no way to differentiate between waking up on a Saturday morning and waking up on a Tuesday morning. For the most part working from home has worked really well."