Your Manager's Inferences Are Unconscious
However, I am saddened that “passive face time” may just be the easy alternative for managers who still do not know how to lead by example and manage by results, and unfortunately write evaluations based on perceptions of physical presence rather than real work product.
(Source: MIT Sloan Management Review, Comment - Why Showing Your Face at Work Matters)
For anyone who works remotely, keep this in mind when your next evaluation comes up.
Oh, and speaking of Working From Home...