Due to COVID-19, many organizations shifted to remote work arrangements or work from home without a policy or agreement in place. It is now time to follow-up with employees to provide clear expectations for your business operations during this state of emergency. With our deep experience in creating and growing a work from home program for 1,000 employees, we hope you find our tools and resources helpful to your organization.
6 STEPS TO BUILDING A REMOTE WORK PROGRAM
Define the Purpose.
Set the People Standards.
Select the Jobs.
Remote Work Policy & Agreement
Organizations that implement a remote work arrangement need two operating documents. The first document is the Remote Work Policy that outlines the expectations for the employees, technology, and work environment. The second document is the Remote Work Agreement that states the conditions of the work arrangement and requires a signature from the employee and their manager.
Below you will find sample documents to use in your organization. Pay close attention to the areas highlighted in yellow and revise to fit the operating procedures of your organization.