Telecommuting is either the best thing since sliced bread or the cause of all problems. After all, it was telecommuting that Melissa Mayer banned at Yahoo in order to combat waste and phantom employees. Many managers feel that they if they can’t actually see their employees, the employees aren’t working.
But employees? Overwhelmingly, they want to work from home. A new survey conducted byKona/SodaHead.com shows that 70 percent of workers want to work from home. That number jumps to an astronomical 81 percent for workers age 35 to 44.
What about those who work in the office while their coworkers work from their homes? They’re jealous! 57 percent of employees in general are jealous, but that number jumps to 60 percent for parents and 75 percent for people making over $100,000 per year.
So, how can you implement a reasonable telecommuting policy in your office?
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