So Marissa Mayer thinks too many Yahoo employees could be deadbeats because they "work" from home, and their absence may be one reason the company's lost its way.
We've been reporting that she's ordered all telecommuters back to the office, because that's where the magic happens. She kind of reminds me of the boss everyone is excited about at first, until you realize, "Oh, this is not going to be fun."
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I work in a bureau for a large news organization, so I have some understanding of what it's like to telecommute. I'm based in Los Angeles, and my bosses are in New Jersey. I can't talk face-to-face with the producers who decide what stories air on a daily basis. That puts me at a disadvantage, but not to the point where I want to trade in my 75-degree February day to move east.