Off-Site Employees

What It Is

Off-site workers can be a valuable addition to many industries, especially in places where resources are limited. Off-site employees are often hired as independent contractors, although many small businesses may choose to hire full-time employees and allow them to telecommute.

Why It Matters

Working off-site reduces or eliminates an employee’s commute.  This benefits the employee and the organization because long commutes can

  • Contribute to stress-related health issues
  • Increase absenteeism or tardiness
  • Decrease productivity and performance