Working from home saves me thousands
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Eventually, Hazelton left his job to start an online advertising company called Optimum Interactive, where he makes a point of allowing his employees to telecommute. Bill Gates on Mayer's telecommuting ban Then there's the story of Deborah McKague. After going through a second hip replacement last year, the 55-year-old McKague could no longer drive the seven hours between her home in Danville, Va., and her job in Washington, D.C., twice a month. She had been allowed to work from home for a year. But after a management change, the option was taken away -- despite notes from her doctor prohibiting her from driving so far. Related: Marissa Mayer: Yahoos can no longer work from home McKague couldn't find another job and ultimately retired early on disability. That meant losing her $52,000 salary and relying on a monthly pension and Social Security benefits that totaled less than half of that amount. Even with her husband's Social Security benefits added to the mix, it's been hard to make ends meet.
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Working from home not for everyone, but it can still be a 'win-win' for many workers and employers
Did it improve work-life balance or add to your workweek? CLEVELAND, Ohio - You may be a telecommuter already and not know it. Nearly a quarter of Americans spent at least some of their workday performing duties from home in 2012, according to the latest available data from the Labor Department. For college-educated workers, the figure was closer to 40 percent. (Both groups showed increases of a couple points from the year before.) Telecommuting, also called telework, is evolving from a practice once confined to a small segment of the labor force, who exclusively worked from home, into one that could potentially impact the majority of workers. Ohio may be a leader in the trend. An analysis by FlexJobs.com , which features telework positions and jobs with flexible schedules, ranked Ohio 10th for states with the most telecommuting jobs from its database of more than 25,000 companies.
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