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Working From Home

 

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Working from home – risks and reward

By: Janet S. Hayes

 

 

“Can I work from home?”

Most employers have faced the question, but there is little consensus on the appropriate answer.

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer announced last year that Yahoo! employees would no longer be allowed to work exclusively from home.

Mayer cited lack of innovation and stifled creativity as reasons to discontinue remote work policies. Early reports predicted that other employers would quickly follow Yahoo!’s lead and dismantle flexible work arrangements.

Some suggested that telecommuting was a trend nearing its end.

Not so fast.

Read the full story in the Knoxville News Sentinel.