Telecommuting, aka working from home, has seen some recent gains in popularity as our job culture evolves and changes over time. The many benefits of telecommuting are becoming increasingly uncovered by employers and employees. Austin is no stranger to the practice. More workers in Austin telecommute than any other city in the country. Recent research shows that the occasional telecommuter increases productivity with side benefits of increased happiness, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and saving gas money.
Did you know that….
The average employee who starts telecommuting reports their stress level goes down
- 75% of telecommuters eat healthier when they work from home
- A half time telecommuter can save around $750 per year
Check out this infographic to read more of the benefits of telecommuting!