As the fur continues to fly over Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s recent dictum that all employees must stop working from home, let’s momentarily sidestep knee-jerk reactions and instead take a closer look at the actual facts. What really is the right choice for small businesses looking to get the best work?
Fact #1: Remote online workers are more productive. Fact #2: Remote online workers are more satisfied. Fact #3: A Yahoo board member agrees about online work.
Whether a small business is generous or a little penny pinching during the holidays usually depends a lot on how well the company did for the year. If you had a great year, it’s easy to get in the holiday spirit and give clients and employees gifts. But if you didn’t fare as well as you projected for the year, it might be more difficult to appear generous when everyone else is in the giving mood. Read More