The Big Secret: Where, when, and how people are working.

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

“No one would disagree that the U.S. work force is increasingly mobile,” said the Telework Research Network in a 2011 paper on the state of telecommuting. “But, beyond that broad statement, we know little about the rate of increase in mobility — how often people are out of the office, where they are, and what they’re doing. For that matter, there’s no agreed-upon method of defining who they are.”

Kate Lister’s insight:

It’s a real crime that there is no good official count of who’s working where.

BTW, I disagree with the conclusion about career implications. Every other study I’ve read (and I’ve …read more