Yahoo Eliminates Work-From-Home Option, Sparks Intense Debate on Twitter

Yahoo surprised many in the tech world on Friday with its decision to eliminate the option for employees to work from home. The move, as described in a companywide memo leaked to Kara Swisher at AllThingsD, is intended to boost “collaboration and communication” at the internet company by requiring all employees to physically report to one of Yahoo’s locations. “Some of the best decisions and insights come from hallway and cafeteria discussions, meeting new people and impromptu team meetings,” Jackie Reses, Yahoo’s head of HR, wrote in the memo.

Related Content