Executive Briefings

Most Employers Still Discourage Full-Time Telecommuting

Telecommuting is gaining in popularity, with fuel costs making it extremely expensive for some employees to commute to work, yet most employers still discourage the practice full time. According to CIO Insight Research's Mobility Survey, 51 percent of CIOs and other senior IT leaders surveyed said their companies discourage full-time telecommuting. An equal number of the 237 respondents--24 percent each--said their firms encourage full-time telecommuting or remain neutral.
Source: CIO Insight, http://blogs.cioinsight.com

Telecommuting is gaining in popularity, with fuel costs making it extremely expensive for some employees to commute to work, yet most employers still discourage the practice full time. According to CIO Insight Research's Mobility Survey, 51 percent of CIOs and other senior IT leaders surveyed said their companies discourage full-time telecommuting. An equal number of the 237 respondents--24 percent each--said their firms encourage full-time telecommuting or remain neutral.
Source: CIO Insight, http://blogs.cioinsight.com