Yahoo CEO Melissa Mayer’s Telecommuting Problem

Melissa Mayer

The summer of 2010 was one of the most challenging months I’ve endured in my career.  I affectionately call it Ramadan boot camp, and let me tell you why. I was working as the website content coordinator for Islamic Relief USA, one of the largest charity organizations in the U.S. Our central office was in Northern Virginia, but I worked fulltime in a telecommuting position 1.5 hours away in my home. The telecommuting agreement came after back-and-forth negotiation. There were a few of … [Read more...]