Working From Home: A Win-Win?

Studies show telecommuting increases productivity up to 40 percent. Let’s do this, America.

This article is from Issue 61: Jan/Feb 2013

If you’ve ever dreamed of sauntering into work in your pajamas or dialing into a meeting from the comfort of your own couch, you may be closer to turning that dream into reality than you think. A recent study by Stanford and ongoing studies conducted by Global Workplace Analytics reveal a work-from-home option benefits employers and employees enough to give the perk its due consideration. If you need to persuade your boss to get on board, use the following talking points.