While the U.S. workforce has grown 3% in the last few years, regular telecommuting has grown about 66%. Almost half of the current U.S. workforce, about 64 million people, now has the option to work from home at least part of the time. The benefits of taking advantage of the ability to work from home include possibly substantial savings on gas, considering that the average commuter spends $1,500 a year on gasoline. Three out of four employees apparently report that they eat healthier when they work at home. With a reportedly better balance between work and life and increased productivity, the benefits of telecommuting may be worth a serious investigation.
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