Authored on: Apr 19, 2012
In 2010, more than 26 million Americans, or nearly 20 percent of the U.S. workforce, worked from home or remotely for an entire day at least once a month, according to Telework 2011, a WorldatWork report. These statistics make it clear: A good chunk of our workforce has more than one office.
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