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Remote workers report that workplace politics are more pervasive and difficult, and when conflicts arise they have a harder time resolving them. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Certainly there’s an allure to working outside the office—at least for some remote workers. Freedom seems to be the primary benefit cited. But as the workforce moves ever more toward office-less workers, a growing number are finding there are more drawbacks than benefits to being able to work in your bathrobe.

Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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