When Remote Work ‘Works’ for Employees, but Not the C-Suite

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​Michelle Peluso. Marissa Mayer. Hubert Joly. Those are just some of the executives at big-name companies who made headlines in recent years by calling remote workers back to the office.

n most cases, these leaders were charged with turning around faltering businesses, and, invariably, the executives argued that their companies would be more successful if employees worked side by side. If remote work is on the chopping block, there will no doubt be a showdown between such executives and a workforce that will soon be chock-full of Millennials—those 23- to 34-year-olds who may not even consider a job unless it offers a remote work option, labor experts say.

“Millennials are the future,” said Steve Pruden, senior vice president of human resources for global cloud services provider Appirio, a Wipro company, based in Indianapolis. “They know what they want, and they gravitate toward employers who recognize their needs. One such need is remote work. And there is absolut

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