Telecommuting employees are becoming more and more common. In 2010, 13.4 million U.S.
Those who telecommute are happier employees. In fact, 73% of those who telecommute are satisfied with their companies, which leads to fewer employees who are job hunting (which really means, increased productivity). Allowing employees to telecommute lets them take control of their business hours and how they want to approach their projects. That sense of ownership and control allows employees to feel like they are really contributing to the business in a meaningful way (which also, by the way, increases profits).
If those who could telecommute were allowed to do so for just half of their time, the United States as a whole would save over $700 billion. This is because the traditional office setting promotes inefficiency. Think about it. If workers come into the office, they are often obligated to engage in