Guest Post: The Office of the Future is Yahoo?

On Friday, Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO made a statement telling all remote employees that, by June, they needed to be working in Yahoo offices.  Anybody who couldn’t, or wouldn’t, should quit.

Well, wait a second… I thought Yahoo of all companies would be, in part, leading the trend towards alternative working?  Alternative workplace environments fueled by the need to be productive while being sensitive to the employees work/life balance.  The same alternative Silicon Valley work environments made popular by Google and Yahoo as well as other young, tech start ups to promote a more effective collaborative work environment.  So what gives, why now is home working and mobile working not acceptable to Yahoo?

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