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Eligibility Requirements

 

Guidelines to Help Select Jobs Suitable for Teleworking

Work activities and tasks:

  • are portable
  • can be performed as effectively outside the office;
  • are easily quantifiable or primarily project oriented;
  • consists of reading, phone work, research, analysis, writing, computer and/or processing tasks;
  • Contact with others is predictable;
  • The technology needed is currently available;
  • Cyclical work does not present a problem;
  • Security and confidentiality of data can be adequately assured; and
  • Most work handled is not classified.

 

Guidelines to Help Select Employees Suitable for Teleworking

The employee has:

  • demonstrated motivation, independence, and dependability in accomplishing work assignments;
  • less frequent face-to-face contact with others;
  • good time-management skills;
  • overall performance evaluations that are fully successful or higher;
  • clearly defined performance standards;
  • received supervisory approval for participation;
  • is willing to sign and abide by a written agreement which requires participation in training and evaluation sessions;
  • has satisfied adequate home work station requirements,
  • protected the confidentiality and ensured security of data.

Portable Tasks

  • Analysis
  • Art
  • Auditing
  • Batch work
  • Calculation
  • Computer programming
  • Conducting business by phone
  • Data entry
  • Design
  • Dictating
  • Documents (writing, editing)
  • Engineering
  • Evaluations
  • Field visits
  • Graphics
  • Proposals
  • Reading
  • Sales
  • Transcribing

Jobs with Telecommuting Potential

  • Accountant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Advertising Executive
  • Applications Programmer
  • Architect
  • Artist
  • Attorney
  • Auditor
  • Bloggers
  • Bookkeeper
  • CAD/Cam Engineer
  • Call Center Jobs
  • Central Files Clerk
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Clerk Typist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Commission Only job
  • Consultants
  • Copy Writers
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Data Search Specialist
  • Design Engineer
  • Direct/Bulk Mail
  • Economist
  • E-Commerce job
  • Editor
  • Event Planners
  • Financial Analyst
  • Finance Manager
  • Freelance Writer
  • Graphic Artist
  • Help Desk
  • Holiday and Seasonal jobs
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Insurance Broker
  • IT Professionals
  • Journalist
  • Laboratory Director
  • Legal Transcription
  • Market Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Media Analyst
  • Media/Film Editor
  • Medical Transcription
  • Natural Scientist
  • Office Manager
  • Purchasing
  • Public Relations
  • Proofreaders
  • Radio Newscaster
  • Realtor
  • Researcher
  • Recruiter
  • Sales Representative
  • Software Engineer
  • Statistician
  • Stock Analyst
  • Stock Broker
  • Technical Writer
  • Telemarketer
  • Trainers/ Webinar Hosts
  • Translators
  • Travel Planners & Consultant
  • Tutors (on-line)
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Web Developer