Telework Tampa Bay
About Telework Tampa Bay
Telework Tampa Bay (TTB) is an initiative of the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council and Bay Area Commuter Services. TTB is recruiting Pinellas and Hillsborough employers, both public and private sector, to implement pilot Telework programs within their worksites.
Telework (or telecommuting) is a tool to help businesses improve the bottom line. Statistics show that companies utilizing telework in their businesses show improved productivity among their teleworking staff, reduced absenteeism, increased ability to recruit and retain valuable employees and the potential to reduce overhead expenses.
Increasingly, companies are finding that teleworking is not only an effective business strategy, but is also an essential tool in preparing for, and recovering from, a catastrophic natural or man-made disaster.
Whether it is “home-based” or “remote-office based,” teleworking moves the work to the employee, rather than moving the employee to the work. Teleworking can play an instrumental part in keeping your business productive and operational, regardless of the condition of your office building in the aftermath of a disaster.
Employers agreeing to participate in the “pilot” are provided with step-by-step program development at no cost. Each pilot project is tailored to the individual business; all the tools needed to implement a pilot project are provided by the 'Telework Tampa Bay' team, with as much or as little “hands-on” assistance as needed.
What types of businesses have used Telework Tampa Bay services? Healthcare services, engineering firms, the court system, planning agencies, insurance companies, market research firms, environmental groups, university research groups, medical billing services, and the list goes on.
Fore more information: TBARTA Commuter Services Webpage