Commentary

The case for working from home: Commentary

Marketplace Contributor Mar 7, 2013
HTML EMBED:
COPY
Commentary

The case for working from home: Commentary

Marketplace Contributor Mar 7, 2013
HTML EMBED:
COPY

Since she made the announcement a few weeks ago, there’s been a big debate about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s decision to force all employees to work on-site. Some have argued that working at home doesn’t hamper productivity, others say the ban isn’t such a big deal.

Writer Tim Sniffen has his reasons for opposing the work-at-home ban. Listen to the full audio to hear his letter to Mayer.

We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.

Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.

In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.

Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.