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Death of the Office and Rise of the Telecommuter

Ken Hess finds that employees are actually willing to work longer hours for less pay if it means they can work at home. They are also 11 to 20 percent more productive when working on creative tasks. Even better yet, they save thousands per year on transportation, clothes, food, and child care. Telecommuting is a positive trend that is on the spread globally.

Happy Days Ahead

A majority—73 percent—of telecommuters are satisfied with their companies, and more than 75 percent of home workers earn above $65,000 annually. Since startups are so open-minded to the notion, it could be risky for established businesses to buck the trend. To learn more about the benefits of telecommuting, you can read Hess’s full article here: http://www.zdnet.com/death-of-the-office-and-rise-of-the-telecommuter-7000030052/

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