Working from home: pros and cons

For many people, working from home means staying in comfortable clothes all day. Photo courtesy of Rosalie Atkinson.

Many people have been telecommuting for more than two months now. “I really need a lot of quiet. I'm either on the phone interviewing people or am quietly writing. So I don't really need people stopping by unannounced to say things to me,” writer Olga Khazan tells KCRW. But offices can help spur creativity through collaboration and socializing, says columnist Jennifer Senior.