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The Case Against Working at Home

February 27, 2013
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We could use more separation between work and life. Are you sure working from home is such a good idea?

I completely get the utopian fantasy of working from home: the baby napping in his crib in the next room, the gold light filtering in through the window, a tagine made with vegetables from the farmers market simmering on the stove, while you are answering emails and brainstorming ideas, the dream of modern connected life. But is that the way it really works out?

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Yahoo Eliminates Work-From-Home Option, Sparks Intense Debate on Twitter
February 25, 2013 From Mashable
Yahoo surprised many in the tech world on Friday with its decision to eliminate the option for employees to work from home. The move, as described in a companywide memo leaked to Kara Swisher at AllThingsD, is intended to boost "collaboration and communication" at the internet company by requiring all employees to physically report to one of Yahoo's locations. "Some of the best decisions and insights come from hallway and cafeteria discussions, meeting new people and impromptu team meetings," Jackie Reses, Yahoo's head of HR, wrote in the memo.
 
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