The benefits of offering telecommuting options to employees have been proven again and again (read more about telecommuting here). Now, companies are starting to share the results of their telecommuting programs. As more startups develop 100% virtual companies with no physical offices and a team of employees working from their homes around the world, the benefits are becoming more and more obvious.
Take a look at the infographic about Automattic, the company behind WordPress. Automattic is a virtual company valued at $1 billion and powering over 100 million blogs and websites around the world. The company has nearly 200 employees working in over 140 cities and nearly 30 countries. In total, 95% of Automattic’s employees work remotely.
Next time someone tells you that telecommuting doesn’t work, show them this infographic.