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Telecommuting

Definition: The practice of working from home for a business and communicating through the use of a personal computer equipped with modem and communications software

If you were to find a way to retain premier talent, reduce overhead expenses and punch up sales productivity, you'd likely do somersaults of glee, yes? One way to potentially achieve all three is to allow some of your employees to work from home. Take a look at the following considerations to see if telecommuting workers make sense for your enterprise.

Here are the advantages:

Here are the disadvantages: