Commuting Vs. Productivity
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How long is your commute? (One way, in minutes)35
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Let's double it to get your daily round trip2
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How many days per year do you commute? (Full time job ~ 250)250
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Let's divide these commute minutes by 60 to get commute hours60
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Result: this is how many hours you spend commuting in a year292
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Now, how many hours per year do you work? (Full time eight-hour-day job ~ 2,087)
2,087
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Let's divide commute hours by working hours0.14
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Let's multiply by 100 to understand it as a percentage of your time100
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Result: this is how much more work you could get done if you telecommuted
14%
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Want to pitch this to your boss using a dollar amount? Input your salary$80,000
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What return on investment does your employer estimate from your work? (Often 2-5x)
2
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Result: this is the productivity value telecommuting would bring to your job
$22,361
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