Yahoo ends telecommuting

I am not sure what to think of this. I get what the CEO is trying to do, unfortunately, she is trying to get it by making her employees unhappy. Telecommuting is a good thing but there is a difference between working from home 100% of the time vs part time. I agree with her that 100% might not be the most convenient strategy but why not part time? Have one day of the week where everyone needs to be in the office. Making employees happy and retaining them is very beneficial to companies. Additionally you want to be attractive if you are trying to recruit the top talent. But why would the top talent go to Yahoo when they could go to Google and work from home if they choose? Yahoo really needs to figure itself out right now. They are a big company with enough money to do some great things yet they invest in the worst ideas.

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