Balancing Act

There’s a penalty to pay for telecommuting

Flexible work options have been touted as the ultimate solution to the work/life balance problem, but a Catalyst survey says that there's a gender divide there, too. When MBA candidates were asked whether they'd rather telecommute or have flexible hours, 39 percent of the women chose telecommuting over flexible hours, as opposed to only 29 percent of men. However, telecommuting may hurt employees' chances of advancement, according to recent reports.

Read it at the Huffington Post

July 24, 2013 1:28 PM