March 11, 2014
NOT MUCH POINT MAKING FOLKS COMMUTE TWO HOURS A DAY...:
It's Unclearly Defined, but Telecommuting Is Fast on the Rise (ALINA TUGEND, MARCH 7, 2014, NY Times)
[T]he typical telecommuter is a 49-year-old college graduate -- man or woman -- who earns about $58,000 a year and belongs to a company with more than 100 employees, according to numbers culled from the Census Bureau's annual American Community Survey.And the phenomenon appears to be growing. The annual survey last year by the Society for Human Resource Management found a greater increase in the number of companies planning to offer telecommuting in 2014 than those offering just about any other new benefit.This winter might help push the trend even faster. Federal employees in Washington who worked from home during four official snow days saved the government an estimated $32 million, according to Kate Lister, president of Global Workplace Analytics, and its research arm Telework Research Network.
...so you can get two hours of productivity out of them in the workplace.Posted by Orrin Judd at March 11, 2014 4:44 PM