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Dec 3, 2021
Delta, omicron — they are messing with return-to-office plans.
Google is among the companies to announce return-to-office plans, then delay them because of the spread of coronavirus variants.
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Small towns offer cash to lure telecommuters

Nov 25, 2021
Bemidji, Minnesota, population about 15,000, is offering people $2,500 to relocate to the Northwoods and bring their remote jobs with them.
Sarah Sanchez moved to Bemidji from Phoenix in January, in the middle of the pandemic. She works from home for her job as a grant writer for an Arizona nonprofit.
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Will food trucks return to urban offices?

Jun 8, 2021
A lot of food trucks found new opportunities in the suburbs during the pandemic, says Matt Geller of the National Food Truck Association.
“The office space that had been the bread and butter for the food truck industry hasn't come back yet,” says Matt Geller, president of the National Food Truck Association.
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Study looks at the time and money people are saving by not commuting

Sep 2, 2020
Now, will companies have an incentive to encourage telecommuting once the pandemic ends?
Los Angeles' famously crowded freeways were empty in April, during the height of the pandemic, as many office workers stayed home.
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Mass telecommuting is an opportunity for hackers

Mar 16, 2020
As more people work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, the bad guys are out. Even if your laptop is secure, your home network might not be.
As more people work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, they're more vulnerable to being hacked.
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Finland's flexible work blueprint

Aug 14, 2019
Finland's Working Hours Act allows employees to adjust their schedule to work three hours earlier or later.
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Zoom goes public as video takes over conference rooms

Apr 17, 2019
Video meetings have made it possible to work remotely from pretty much anywhere. But there's still no substitute for in person eye contact. And you have to do your hair.
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Co-working gains steam, so is the business behind it

Aug 28, 2014
We explore whether this new office business model is here to stay.

No more working at home for Hewlett-Packard employees?

Oct 9, 2013
First Yahoo. Now Hewlett-Packard is telling telecommuters to come back into the office.

Will Yahoo inspire your boss to ban telecommuting?

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Feb 26, 2013
Maybe, but companies must weigh several factors before reversing the trend toward letting some employees work from home.