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How To Successfully Work From Home


Lisa Kanarek, a home office expert, author and founder of, suggests you designate a specific place for a home office--and store all work-related files, reference materials and supplies there.


Yahoo! to end telecommuting

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

The virtual water cooler, it seems, has nothing on the real thing. Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer has decided that the company will no longer abide by its long-standing practice of using employees who telecommute to work each day.


When working from home goes wrong

Nearly every office dweller fantasizes about the joys of working from home: Dressing in PJs instead of suits. Eating from the fridge and not the vending machine. Listening to birds chirp instead of the boss bark.


Outrage as 95 GSA 'virtual' employees racked up $750,000 in travel expenses in NINE MONTHS

Nearly 100 General Services Administration employees, many of them high-ranking, claimed more than $750,000 in travel expenses in a nine-month period, despite the fact that they were assigned to work from home.


Harvard Study Suggests Working From Home Could Hurt Your Career

Harvard Study Suggests Working From Home Could Hurt Your Career

Thinking about telecommuting? You may pay a career price. That’s the conclusion you can draw from a new study out of Harvard Medical School, of all places that found how often and how prominently researchers were cited in papers had a lot to do with how closely they sat near each other.


Any size space can work as an office

More than 20 million people work from home at least once a week, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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