We know the obvious benefits of working from home: writing emails in your underwear, having the TV on a low volume during long conference calls and not being forced to watch teenagers make out on your subway car. Those are givens. But did you know that by telecommuting you actually help the environment and your health? Plus, think of all the money you will save. For instance, the average commuter could save up to $1,500 on gas per year, as well as shave 109 hours of time spent in car. And despite what previous studies have said, this one says working at home increases your productivity by 10-20%.
In this new infographic from carinsurance.org, we can see why 40% of employees would be willing to take a pay cut in order to be able to work out of their home. Here are all the benefits of working from home.