Here are the Top 3 of the Most liked, shared and commented posts on the topic of Telecommuting, for the week of January 11th to January 15th,2016.
This post by Dr. Matt Grawitch has been written in a debate format. The post cites an earlier article from The Washington Post, wherein was published a study about the disadvantages of telecommuting for an organization. Dr. Grawitch provides some contrary evidence to the research about the benefits of telecommuting.
The concept of telecommuting has always been controversial. There are different schools of thought backed with their own individual research. If a company wants to test the water, then this post provides some tangible ideas on how to see if telecommuting is right for them. It is also important to provide the necessary communication & support to the employees that work remotely.
iii) Is telecommuting breaking down the office market?
Zoë Wolff shares data on what is happening in the world of telecommuting. Contrary to the popular misconception, only 2.5% of the workforce are working from home. More and more companies (especially in Silicon Valley) are adopting the work-from-office model.