Think about where the program will be implemented: who will be off-site and when, who will not, and what the company will look like. Most employees will want to telecommute or participate in a four-day work week, but many won't be able to. Be prepared to deal with this fairly and sensibly.
Want to test the telework waters? There are all kinds of good reasons for introducing a telework program, ranging from reducing real estate costs to giving employees a better work-life balance, which often results in increased productivity. But there are some keys to rolling out a program the right way, such as utilizing a trial period to make sure it’s the best option for both employers and employees. Read Ann All's post with a list of tips on introducing a telework program, from companies who have been there and from Ann herself, who’s been telecommuting regularly for more than a decade.