In a recently leaked memo, Yahoo exec
Jackie Reses called all of the company’s remote employees back to the office
effective June of this year, a controversial move for which Yahoo CEO Marissa
Mayer has already taken a heavy dose of flack from Bloomberg, the New York
Times, Forbes, even Richard Branson.
Wasn’t telecommuting supposed to be the future?
Insurance company Aetna reported saving $78 million in real estate cost since
it began encouraging employees to work from home and providing the tools to do
so. 37signals founders Jason Fried and David Heinemeier-Hansson wrote a hit
book about their success with telecommuters. What’s changed?