The Different Kinds of Telecommuters

STCServices_Telecommuters72 (2)Do you know someone who works from home? Chances are you do, with the number of telecommuters rising 60 percent since 2005. The rise of VoIP technology is giving today’s workers more flexibility.

Remote workers have more control over their work-life balance, and this seems to have an impact on productivity, which can vary from industry to industry. Telecommuting seems to have a negative effect on regular office employees. However, creative professionals are up to 20 percent more productive when out of the office. View the infographic below to learn more about the different types of telecommuters.