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101 Tips for Telecommuters—Successfully Manage Your Work, Team, Technology and Family by Debra A. Dinnocenzo

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3. Explain how you will make telecommuting work

Describe in detail how you will handle your:

  • Major job accountabilities

  • Daily tasks

  • Key co-worker relationships

  • Interactions previously handled as face-to-face

Provide a detailed summary of your:

  • Projected daily schedule

  • Measurable results and methods to report achievement of goals on a routine basis

  • Alternative methods for keeping in touch and maintaining your accessibility to co-workers, managers, vendors, and clients

  • Support from other departments and functions from whom you've secured commitment (e.g., information systems/computer support, telecommunications, real estate, human resources/ personnel, marketing, accounting)

  • Location and layout of the home office space you will use

  • Plan for handling childcare, ...

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