Mar 092013

Minnesota becomes national hotspot for working at home
The news of high-profile companies stepping back from telecommuting arrives just as Minnesota is emerging as a national work-at-home hot spot. The Twin Cities has experienced the fifth-biggest rise among metro areas nationwide in the number of workers …
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No more working at home: Is it the end of the smart mom?
The underlying assumption is that working from home lowers productivity, efficiency and the creativity that comes from interacting with colleagues. It is an extreme position, given that many highly productive employees will tell you that they actually …

When working from home, the office can always find you
This is what has been lost in all the back-and-forth over telecommuting and whatever flexibility it might afford workers since the dictum from Marissa Mayer's Yahoo requiring work-at-home employees to show up at the office: The benefits of …
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Best Buy Nixes Working At Home
Just last week, Yahoo's CEO ended her employees' telecommuting program, and for the same reason, Best Buy says it needs everyone in the office to improve business. But Best Buy says some of its 4,000 non-store workers in its former work-from-home …
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