Rarely in the business world does one idea—one fundamental change in thinking—bring profound advantages for both a company and its workers. But the benefits of telecommuting and other flexible work options make it clear they fit that bill. Here are five big benefits of telecommuting for employees and employers!
Most people aren't going to be motivated and productive if they're sick, stressed, or depressed. Work flexibility is an excellent way to improve employee health.
Erin Kelly and Phyllis Moen share insights on their latest research demonstrating that flexibility reduces job burnout and increases job satisfaction.
Increased job flexibility would enable parents to make choices that would better allow for future mobility for their children.
Key questions will be whether people take advantage of the new paid parental leave benefits, and how beneficial they are in practice for working parents.