The Renewed Allure of Telecommuting

Published on: 11:37AM Jun 20, 2008

The Renewed Allure of Telecommuting

A friend forwarded this outstanding article from It is very telling of our times - in an environment where it makes sense to be doing work from home! While this article focuses on the IT industry, we are seeing a similar shift in the Ag Industry. Write us a comment if your company is shifting its policies to allow employees to work from home!

"The Renewed Allure Of Telecommuting"

Posted by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, Jun 18, 2008 03:44 PM

"With gasoline prices rising above $4 a gallon, a recent survey found that 40% of tech workers would willingly take a pay cut to telecommute. Meanwhile, more employers are apparently offering IT pros the choice to work remotely as a perk to attract hard-to-find skills. Is telecommuting an option you offer your staff?

IT staffing firm Sapphire Technologies has found that clients these days are more frequently allowing tech consultants to forgo long commutes in their cars and expensive air travel to client locations and instead work from home or from Sapphire offices closer to home."

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