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Chapter 14. Telecommuting Proposals: Get... > Getting Your Boss to Let You Do the ... - Pg. 114

114 Chapter 14. Telecommuting Proposals: Getting into the Home Office Many companies today--especially large ones--offer formal telecommuting or telework programs. Though some companies may prefer one term over the other, this amounts to letting someone work from home all or part of the time. However, the decision of who gets to work from home and who doesn't is often left up to individual managers. How do you get your boss to let you do that 60-second commute? Getting Your Boss to Let You Do the 60-Second Slide to the Office Usually, at most companies, a telecommuting proposal is the first step. If you're a trailblazer and no one at your company has telecommuted before, it's even more important that your proposal have all the i's dotted and t's crossed. Here are some guidelines: · Demonstrate that you have thought through all the elements of telecommuting. For example,