All flexible work forms are located in Dynamic Forms which allows you, the supervisor or department head, to review your employees’ agreement(s) and either approve or reject the form. Rejecting the form allows the employee to make changes. Learn how to review an agreement using Dynamic Forms.
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FAQ Category: Supervisor
Yes. Once an agreement is approved, you may view and save it in PDF form by clicking “Forms History” on the Dynamic Forms homepage (shown below).
A supervisor is not obligated to approve every Flexible Work or Remote Work request. If there is a business need for an employee to be physically in the office, you can reasonably deny the request. Use the information on this site to help you make appropriate decisions. It is hoped that supervisors will take into […]
The following questions will help assess whether the positions in your area are conducive to Flexible Work and will help you make a well-informed decision: • Will the department/office workflow be either neutrally or positively impacted by Flexible Work? Can instant messaging, e-mail, telephone, and videoconferencing be used to adequately manage and fulfill the responsibilities […]
As a supervisor, you are the ultimate arbiter of whether a Flexible Work option is appropriate for your staff. It is important that you fairly and consistently consider each employee’s request, but you are not obligated to approve every proposal. Flexible Work policies, procedures, and agreements provide guidelines that must be taken into account when […]
Outcome-based management is effective with employees who are not physically in the office. Discussing goals, assignments and due dates, and then reviewing projects on an ongoing basis can keep the employee and the supervisor stay on track. For some tips on how to manage employees on a Flexible Work schedule, see the Resources section of […]
Interaction with an employee who you may not always see can be accomplished successfully through e-mail, telephone, MS Teams, and Zoom. Open, regular communication is very important, as are clearly laid out work assignments and due dates.
No. Some positions may not be well suited to Flexible or Remote Work. Use the information in this web site to help you determine a position’s suitability for Flexible or Remote Work.