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What Young Workers Miss Without the ‘Power of Proximity’

Remote work study shows a hidden penalty of flexibility: less supervision

At least 10 times a day, Erika Becker, who works as a sales development manager at a technology company called Verkada, turns to her boss with questions.

"Did I handle that correctly?" she asked. "What could I have done better?"

Becker, 28, comes into her office in San Mateo, Calif., five days a week, along with all her colleagues. The routine is a stark departure from her previous role at Yelp, where she worked from home and often spoke with her boss by phone just once in a day. Ms. Becker has rediscovered an upside of the office: feedback. Lots of it.

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