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Telecommuting: It's Not All or Nothing

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

I would say that 99 percent of the companies out there would benefit on both productivity and collaboration by offering some forms of work flexibility to their team -- whether it's as minimal as having a flexible schedule once a week or telecommuting a half-day a month, to more comprehensive flexibility options.

Marissa Mayer Defends Herself

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.19.2013 | Technology

Two months after a leaked Yahoo internal memo banning employees from working from home caused an uproar, Chief Executive Marissa Mayer has finally bro...

The Future Of Work? Or An Unworkable Fantasy?

Posted 04.17.2013 | Business

On day one of his company’s grand work experiment, Kyle Pederson found himself more or less alone. Of the 15 full-time employees at Learner’s Edge...

Yahoo!, Best Buy, and Telecommunting

Phil Simon | Posted 06.01.2013 | Business
Phil Simon

Letting go of physical boundaries, 19th-century work practices and an expectation that change is ever complete, may propel some organizations to the front through greater innovation and overall productivity.

The Price of Adult Supervision at Yahoo!

Todd R. Miller | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Todd R. Miller

A multitude of studies show that traditional bricks and mortar offices are among the very worst places to get work done.

Marissa Mayer Backlash Reveals Double Standard for Women CEOs

Jennifer Erickson | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Jennifer Erickson

Mayer was brought in to turn around Yahoo!'s fortunes. She was not hired to talk about the difficulties of having a young child and still working at the office. (Quick question -- do you know if Larry Page or Sergei Brin have children?)

Hey! Last Week Was National Telework Week -- Where Was Everybody?

Kathie Lingle | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Kathie Lingle

Decades of social science research provide more than sufficient practical and empirical evidence that optimizing the degree of control workers have over the conditions of their work results in measurable benefits for all organizational stakeholders: the workers themselves.

Most Companies Still Let Workers Do This

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.12.2013 | Small Business

Don't sell your home office equipment just yet -- even as a few major companies have put the kibosh on remote office time in recent weeks, most plan t...

Home or Office?

Tom Silva | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Tom Silva

The reason, I suspect, has less to do with a particular arrangement than with the issue of trust. In return for companies treating workers like adults, employees tend to perform better as a sign of good faith.

Telecommuting: The Good, the Bad and the Lazy

Mikel King | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business
Mikel King

I would rather have my team members safe at home working on the project then risking life and limb just to be present in the office.

A Yahoo Employee's Open Letter to Marissa Mayer

Kristen Kennedy | Posted 05.04.2013 | Parents
Kristen Kennedy

There's one thing I wanted to ask you about. It's a family issue. And I know how important family is to you because you built an on-site nursery for your son -- who, by the way, is adorable and SO smart. Just like his mom!

Why Working At Home Isn't the Problem or the Solution

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.03.2013 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

I've both loved and loathed working from home. Working from home is neither the problem, nor the solution. Creating great work and creating a great family require the same things: time, space and working together.

Pro-Working Mother Digital Companies Are Shaking Their Heads

Jennifer Owens | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology
Jennifer Owens

Digital companies have changed the world and its culture. We hope that in order to attract and retain female talent and promote them through the pipeline, these same companies will suport policies and benefits that support working families.

Marissa Mayer and Yahoo!'s Leaked Memo -- Say It Isn't So!

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

Yes, Yahoo!'s argument that employees need to communicate and collaborate with each other is true. But the way to go about engineering this collaborative effort is not by abruptly banning your employees ability to work from home. This is just ludicrous.

Why Passing on the Remote Is Good for Yahoo!

Randy Howder | Posted 04.30.2013 | San Francisco
Randy Howder

Marissa Mayer's not telling employees that Yahoo! wants them to give up their personal lives to long commutes and sad drip coffee makers. She's simply saying to her people that if they're all in this together, they've got to be in this together. Literally.

Yahoo Phone Home

Dan Weisbeck | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Dan Weisbeck

As we bring technology interaction to life, and we move beyond the traditional screen world of the Internet, so too must we free up content and collaboration so it can move with us from any environment to any device seamlessly.

9 Things That Happen When Workers Telecommute

Katy Hall | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living

Are speed and quality really sacrificed when people work from home, as Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer said to explain her new ban on telecommuting? It depen...

Flexible Work Can Revolutionize Your Company (If You Do it Right)

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 04.29.2013 | Women
Jaleh Bisharat

Why is Yahoo now requiring all its employees -- even those who were hired with the understanding that they could work from home -- to report to an office beginning in June? Is working from home a bad policy?

Yahoo Finally Responds To Mayergate

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business

After several days of controversy, Yahoo has finally responded to the dustup over its decision to ban employees from working remotely. Its stance, in ...

Work Is Where the Laptop Is

Gail Becker | Posted 04.28.2013 | Technology
Gail Becker

A workplace should never be defined as where your desktop computer lives; it should be where your commitment does.

Trump Backs Yahoo CEO's Controversial Ban

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.25.2013 | Small Business

Donald Trump on Monday tweeted his support for Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's controversial decision to curtail the ability of the tech company's employees...

Tough Words For Yahoo

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

Yahoo's decision to suspend employees' ability to work from home has met with significant backlash on Twitter, and now that criticism is heating up. ...