Five Ways Work-at-Home Programs Boost Businesses ROI

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By deploying work-at-home programs for seasonal needs, businesses can rapidly scale during the busiest and, often, most profitable times of the year. Where local businesses can only employ so many professionals at any given time, work-at-home programs enable seasonal, intraday and peak-and-valley employees to be brought onboard without constraints. Similar adjustments can be made during the lower volume times when staffing requirements slow down. However, work-at-home isn’t just a seasonal solution; it is a more efficient way of providing optimal staffing levels for businesses that have evolving business needs.

All across the United States, work-at-home programs are continuing to gain momentum. In fact, it is anticipated that 43 percent of the U.S. workforce will work remotely by 2016, according to Mashable. In addition to the many benefits for employees, businesses are also experiencing financial and non-financial benefits that had not been previously foreseen. In fact, one of the greatest drivers for deploying a work-at-home program is an increase in bottom-line results. Here are five areas where an at-home workforce pays off, as identified by Sitel, a global customer care provider.


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