The hubbub about the work-from-home policies of Yahoo and Best Buy has died down. Now it’s time to look at some hard stats on just how prevalent telecommuting is.
Two major employers’ recent announcements that they were banning off-site work arrangements have raised an intriguing question: Is telecommuting a good thing or not?
Here’s more on what workplace experts have to say about Yahoo’s recent decision to do away with its telecommuting policy.
Can it be? One of the most cutting-edge companies in the world has decided to squash one of today’s most cutting-edge workplace perks? Yahoo’s recent announcement has the HR world abuzz with a debate over telecommuting.
Two new studies, both from Gallup, show what it takes to boost employees’ well being at your firm.
What changes will the workplace undergo this coming year?
Flextime and telecommuting used to be the perks that separated companies from their competitors. But what does the future of rewards look like now that those privileges are becoming commonplace?
A new ruling should give firms more insight into when they have to allow accommodate workers’ requests to work from home.
Many old-school managers think off-site employees don’t care about their jobs as much as the folks who settle into their cubicles at headquarters every day. But there’s a growing body of evidence that says that attitude is just plain wrong.
“Japanese Cherry Blossom” sounds like a lovely perfume. But one employer’s refusal to provide a “fragrance-free” workplace from that scent caused a major disability kerfuffle — and, in court, an important ruling on telecommuting as a potential accommodation.