telecommuting

What Yahoo's 'No Remote Work' Policy Will Cost Its Employees?

With Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer mandating that all her employees start working in the office, many of Yahoo's former telecommuters will be hit with significant new expenses -- especially those who are parents. We've done some back-of-the-envelope calculations to see how much of a hit they'll take.

Year-End Review: Simple Ways to Cut Your Budget Now

If a fiscal cliff deal isn't reached soon, we'll all wake up on Jan. 1 with higher taxes and lower government spending. One way or another, you'll likely have a bit less cash to spend, so the next few weeks would be a good time to figure out where you can cut your spending to compensate.

The Demographics Behind the Boom in Working from Home

As the economy picks back up, more and more people are working from home. The number of home-based U.S. businesses will grow by more than 10% over the next four years, and the number of telecommuters will rise by 12%. But that's not all based on the recovery: Many are victims of the recession.

Employers Win Workers
With Perks, Not Raises

To retain top employees and attract new ones, U.S. companies are increasingly turning to perks such as subsidized training and flexible work conditions rather than raises. These incentives are finding a welcome among employees, too, especially educational benefits.

Home Office vs. At the Office: Which Is More Efficient?

A growing number of Americans -- nearly 34 million of them -- are spending at least one work day a week at home, working remotely. New technologies allow greater flexibility, but do they help or hinder employees' efficiency?

America's Best Cities for Telecommuters

With high-speed Internet access becoming ubiquitous, today's telecommuters can live almost anywhere. DailyFinance has gone hunting for the cities that offer the best combination of urban goodies, charm, culture and recreation, at prices that New Yorkers and Angelenos would envy.