Rethinking Your Commute: Georgia Telework Week Recap
March 7-11 marked the seventh annual Georgia Telework Week. Many of our commuters and employers celebrated and recognized the week by exploring the benefits of eliminating their drive to and work. Governor Nathan Deal, joined by key telework partners in the region, signed the Telework Week Proclamation on February 4, 2016.
Georgia Telework Week: By the Numbers
- Two free webinars were offered – one showing how telework can impact business continuity (email us to get the full recording) and another training state agency employees on telework
- Five teleworkers were awarded with $25 prizes for logging their commutes
- Daniel U. with AT&T
- Shannon N. with Partners Cooperative
- Chris W. with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Edward N. with Coca-Cola
- Marlene M. with ADP
- One winner was awarded $50 for being our social media trivia challenge champion. Congratulations Z. Lia Mirza!
- Four mock telework exhibits showing what telework can look like anywhere were held at Cobb Galleria, Colony Square, Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health, and Woodruff Park
- 1,793 commuters logged telework days during Georgia Telework Week
Teleworking doesn’t have to be an everyday thing. It doesn’t even have to be an every week thing. Make telework part of a larger work strategy that increases productivity, improves work-life balance, and saves on commute and facilities costs for employees and employers alike.
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