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December 13, 2016

2017 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION: 4 ways to Maintain Business Continuity

by Korrea Johnston

Maintaining business continuity is important for all types of employers, especially during large or unexpected events in the city. The District of Columbia expects over two million visitors on Friday, January 20 for the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. For employers, this a great opportunity to emphasize the use of telework and flexible or compressed work schedules to ensure steady employee productivity.

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Is your business prepared with a contingency plan to accommodate your employees during the 2017 Presidential Inauguration? Whether your team needs an alternative to driving to and from the office or if opting to work from home, don’t fret! goDCgo has prepared a few solutions for you:

  1. Contact the Employer Services team for a complimentary one-one-one telework consultation. This is the perfect time to implement or update your existing telework program.
  2. Download our customized Employer Telework Guide. This great new resource helps you implement a policy and educate your staff on your company’s telework policies and expectations.
  3. Establish a formal telework policy. In the event of an emergency, natural event, or large scale citywide event such as inauguration, it is always a good idea to have a formal telework policy in place. We can provide sample policies, guidelines, checklists, forms, and more to help your business get started.
  4. Launch a pilot telework program. If your business is not ready to launch a permanent telework program just yet, you could start with a pilot program.
    • Choose one or two departments to test out the pilot telework program.
    • Create a shared calendar so everyone knows who will be in the office and who will be teleworking.
    • Download goDCgo’s Employer Telework Guide for where to begin and how to promote telework as an option in your organization

Let goDCgo assist in helping you launch your telework program today!

 



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