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The Last Word: Turning Their Backs on Telecommuting

April 1, 2013
You could also argue that telecommuting originated with Yahoo’s Silicon Valley neighbor Hewlett-Packard. In 1967, the pioneering computer-maker allowed its plant in Germany to offer flextime—a truly radical concept at the time. HP then implemented large-scale telecommuting in the mid-1990s as technology advanced.
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Working in Candy Land

February 14, 2013
Bowls of sweets may be filled with the best of intentions, but it can take a vat full of self-restraint to keep from eating that second, third or even fourth peanut butter cup.
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