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Why Not Work From Home? "We Have The Technology," Says WordPress' Mullenweg

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The benefits and drawbacks of working from home — or having employees working from home — has been a big topic of discussion in the online advertising and publishing worlds, ever since new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer told the company’s telecommuters to come into an office or say bye... Please...
Why Not Work From Home? "We Have The Technology," Says WordPress' Mullenweg
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Sponsored post: Get a life and get work done on your terms

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At some point or another most people struggle to achieve work/life balance. It’s not a mystery that finding time for your never-ending workload is a challenge. Enter LogMeIn Free — remote access software that lets you connect to and control another PC as though you were sitting right in front...
Sponsored post: Get a life and get work done on your terms

How to keep 'work from home' employees accountable--without spying

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I've been a part-time, work-from-home employee for years now. And yes, I do work. A lot. Still, I hear whispers from coworkers who wonder if I'm just avoiding a commute to spend quality time with my laundry. And then there are the moms I meet at the park on...
How to keep 'work from home' employees accountable--without spying

Q&A: Andru Edwards gears up for Seattle Mind Camp 8

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Seattle Mind Camp organizer Andru Edwards Seattle tech writer Andru Edwards, the editor in chief of GearLive.com and a GeekWire contributor, is also the organizer of the longstanding Seattle Mind Camp “unconference” — the 8th installment of which will be held Dec. 15 and 16 in Seattle. So what is...
Q&A: Andru Edwards gears up for Seattle Mind Camp 8
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Working from home: the five golden rules

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Yahoo's new boss has banned working from home. But, says one expert, homeworking can benefit both employees and employers - as long as you follow a few simple guidelinesYahoo's new boss, Marissa Mayer, has just ordered her employees back to the office, issuing an edict that will ban them from...
Working from home: the five golden rules
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Sponsored post: Get a life and get work done on your terms

gigaom.com
At some point or another most people struggle to achieve work/life balance. It’s not a mystery that finding time for your never-ending workload is a challenge. Enter LogMeIn Free — remote access software that lets you connect to and control another PC as though you were sitting right in front...
Sponsored post: Get a life and get work done on your terms
Yahoo Tries To Quell Furor Over Work-At-Home Ban

O2 sees a considerable payoff via its work-from-home gamble

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In February, O2 launched its Flexible Working Pilot and let a quarter of its 12,000-strong workforce work remotely for the day as it tested its readiness for disruption during the Olympics. Today it has released the results of that action. On the day, more than 2,500 people worked remotely, with only 125...
O2 sees a considerable payoff via its work-from-home gamble

Yahoo chief bans working from home

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Marissa Mayer has ordered an end to 'remote' work as all staff are told to be in the office as part of a new era of collaborationSurfing the web from at home might be just what Yahoo's chief Marissa Mayer wants her audience to do - but she has banned...
Yahoo chief bans working from home

More Americans Working Remotely

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More American employees are working from home at least one day a week — a trend that could lower companies’ costs and boost productivity. Some 13.4 million people, or 9.4 percent of U.S. workers, labored at least one day at home per week in 2010, compared with 9.2 million people,...
More Americans Working Remotely

Email attack exploits vulnerability in Yahoo site to hijack accounts

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Hackers behind a recently detected email attack campaign are exploiting a vulnerability in a Yahoo website to hijack the email accounts of Yahoo users and use them for spam, according to security researchers from antivirus vendor Bitdefender. The attack begins with users receiving a spam email with their name...
Email attack exploits vulnerability in Yahoo site to hijack accounts

THE END OF WORKING FROM HOME: Best Buy Kills Flexible Work Program

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Marissa Mayer's decision to end Yahoo's remote work program has ignited a debate about the benefits and pitfalls of letting people work from home. Now, Best Buy, another struggling giant, is following suit.  The Star Tribune reports that the company announced Monday that they were ending their Results Only Work...
THE END OF WORKING FROM HOME: Best Buy Kills Flexible Work Program
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Marissa Mayer's Job Is To Be CEO -- Not To Make Life Easier For Working Moms

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So Marissa Mayer banned telecommuting at Yahoo, telling her employees they either had to work in the office or quit. The howls of protest went up at such a deeply anti-family policy, particularly in the proudly family-friendly (at least rhetorically) Silicon Valley. How on earth could the first pregnant CEO,...
Marissa Mayer's Job Is To Be CEO -- Not To Make Life Easier For Working Moms

Making our ads better for everyone

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We believe that ads are useful and relevant information that can help you find what you’re looking for online—whether you’re comparing digital cameras or researching new cars. We also want you to be able to use Google and click on any ads that interest you with confidence. Just as we...
Making our ads better for everyone

Alexandra Shulman on working from home: it's not an adequate alternative

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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer caused a stir this week when she banned staff from working at home. British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman explains why she agrees with herIt doesn't seem right, does it? Marissa Mayer, a woman who has succeeded where so many women have not yet, in reaching the top of...
Alexandra Shulman on working from home: it's not an adequate alternative

37 Signals Founder: Yahoo's Remote Workers Are Being Scapegoated

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Jason Fried's forthcoming book Remote: Office Not Required can be read as many things--a how-to guide, a manifesto, a chronicle of modern work. It is also a refutation of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's assertion that remote work is incompatible with collaboration and productivity. (Mayer recently demanded that all remote Yahoo employees start coming...
37 Signals Founder: Yahoo's Remote Workers Are Being Scapegoated

Marissa Mayer Says The Work From Home Ban Was 'Well-Received Inside The Company' (YHOO)

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Marissa Mayer says her decision to ban Yahoo employees from working from home took on a life of its own that she never intended. Speaking at Wired's Business Conference, Mayer said, "I didn't mean for it to become an industry narrative." People working remotely was "not right for us, right...
Marissa Mayer Says The Work From Home Ban Was 'Well-Received Inside The Company' (YHOO)

Forget Trends, Is Yahoo's Workplace Policy Right For Yahoo?

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Yahoo's plan to bring all work-at-home employees back to the office starting in June was not meant to be a statement on the viability of telecommuting, but that's what happened. Now a company that's trying to pick itself up off of the ground is smack dab in the media spotlight,...
Forget Trends, Is Yahoo's Workplace Policy Right For Yahoo?

The Big Move Toward Flexible Workplaces is Stalling Out

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The debate over working from home and flexible work schedules blew up earlier this year after Yahoo and Best Buy restricted generous policies on the practice. Critics said it was an antiquated move that unfairly impacted mothers and new parents, and arrested years of progress towards a more modern workplace.  It turns out...
The Big Move Toward Flexible Workplaces is Stalling Out
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Marissa Mayer Defends Her Work From Home Ban (YHOO)

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Marissa Mayer finally spoke out about the most controversial decision she's made so far since becoming Yahoo CEO last August: her ban on working from home. At a conference for human resources professionals in Los Angeles, Mayer said "people are more productive when they're alone, but they're more collaborative and innovative when...
Marissa Mayer Defends Her Work From Home Ban (YHOO)

David Sacks Says He Has No Plans To Leave Microsoft, Endorses Marissa Mayer's Work-From-Home Ban

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Yammer founder David Sacks just left the stage at the Launch conference in San Francisco, where he talked in general terms about his future at Microsoft. He also weighed in on some hot tech topics including Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s new ban on working from home. As someone with a...
David Sacks Says He Has No Plans To Leave Microsoft, Endorses Marissa Mayer's Work-From-Home Ban
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