The promise and peril of working from home

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Telecommuting has been all the rage at businesses big and small in recent years. Many workers love the flexibility and freedom of working from home. And many businesses love the ability to woo great talent that appreciates the flexibility while also saving on infrastructure costs. But of course, it's not all rainbows and sunshine. There are real downsides to working remotely, too. Already, 50 percent of the U.S. workforce holds a job that is compatible with at least partial telework....


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