Depending on what you do, there's a greater chance you work from home these days, at least some of the time. This concept was once so novel that it had a futuristic term, "telecommuting," invented to describe it. I'm not sure that word is used much anymore, though wikipedia has an entry for it. There you will find some loosey goosey statistics that suggest that 40 percent of the working population could telecommute. I'm not sold on that, but the environmental and cost savings are potentially remarkable and easier to calculate.

If you're a factory worker or a green grocer, you're obviously not going to phone it in. Increasingly though, things like home health care and field services are growing remote workforces with less need for a "home office" (in the old sense of the word).

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