Teleworking / Telecommuting Survey

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Note: Within this survey Telecommuting and Teleworking are synonymous.

1. Does your organization offer teleworking?

Yes
No

2. Do you currently telework?

Yes
No - (Done with this section)

3. How long have you been teleworking?

More than 5 years
3 - 5 years
2 - 3 years
1 - 2 years
Less than a year

4. How often do you telework?

Four or more days a week
Three days a week
Two days a week
One day a week
One to four days a month

5. Were you hired directly into a teleworking position?

I was hired into a teleworker job
I was transferred from a company / agency office to a teleworking job

6. Does your organization have a formal Telework Agreement that employees sign?

Yes
No

7. Does your company / agency have formal teleworking guidelines?

Yes
No

8. How satisfied are you with teleworking?

Very satisfied
Somewhat satisfied
Neutral
Somewhat dissatisfied
Very dissatisfied

9. What is the estimated annual cost savings to your employer by having you telework?

More than $25,000
Between $10,000 and $25,000
Between $5,000 and $10,000
Less than $5,000

10. What is the estimated annual cost savings to you by having you telework?

More than $25,000
Between $10,000 and $25,000
Between $5,000 and $10,000
Less than $5,000

11. How has your productivity changed since you began teleworking?

Increased
Decreased
Remained the same
I don't know

12. What changes have you experienced with your Quality Of Life?

Much better since I started teleworking
No change
Worse than it was before I was teleworking

13. What changes has your employer observed with your Quality Of Work?

Much better since I started teleworking
No change
Worse than it was before I was teleworking

14. What are the greatest benefits you have realized from teleworking? (select all that apply)
(This question is geared toward both the teleworker and her / his employer.)

Better Employee retention / recruiting
Better Morale
Better Operational Continuity (no disruption in work from outside effects)
Better Quality of Life
Higher productivity
Less Absenteeism
Less commuting
Less Stress
More flexible work schedule
Reduced Office Space and less resources required
Other - (please describe below)

15. Please indicate the tools / technologies you use for teleworking: (select all that apply)

Laptop / Desktop PC
Fax
Scanner
Additional Telephone Line(s)
High Speed Internet Connection
Printer
Other - (please describe below)

16. Did or does your employer offer an allowance for your getting set up for teleworking?

More than $10,000
Between $5,000 and $10,000
Between $2,000 and $5,000
Less than $2,000
I did not receive an allowance

17. Does your employer offer an annual allowance for maintaining your teleworking office?

More than $10,000
Between $5,000 and $10,000
Between $2,000 and $5,000
Less than $2,000
I do not receive an allowance

18. Please tell us in your own words some additional key benefits you have experienced from teleworking:

19. Please tell us in your own words some of the drawbacks / problems / obstacles you have experienced from teleworking:

20. Bottom line - Is teleworking good or bad?

Good
Bad

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