Archives for October 2010

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10/18/2010

CresaPartners Discusses Alternative Workplace Strategies

Alternative workplace strategies is indeed a buzzword in corporate America. But it’s more than just a buzzword. In fact, it’s become a movement.

As companies move to adopt alternative workplace strategies-including virtual office space and virtual technologies—some are questioning if it’s really just about saving money. One reputable voice that’s raising...

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10/14/2010

What if One Billion Mobile Workers Used Virtual Office Space?

You’ve heard of the explosive growth of alternative workplaces and virtual office space. But the potential is so much greater than what we see today.

According to market research firm IDC, the world's mobile worker population will pass the one billion mark this year and grow to nearly 1.2 billion people—that’s more than a third of the world's workforce—b...

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10/13/2010

Virtual Offices Facilitate Alternative Workplace Strategies

According to IDC, the number of mobile workers worldwide could top 1 billion by the end of 2010. That’s almost mindboggling.

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10/7/2010

Should Corporate America Adopt Virtual Offices?

Ever wonder what the difference is between telecommuters an non-telecommuters? So did the Mineta Transportation Institute. The study helps corporations considering alternative workplace strategies better understand the mindset of employees.

That's why they set out to research the topic. The result is a report entitled, "Facilitating Telecommuting: Exploring the Role of Telecommuting Intensity and Differences Between Telecommuters and Non...

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10/6/2010

Can Noisy Workplaces Be Bad for Your Health?

I have noisy distractions when I am trying to work. In fact, when I sit down to write I wear foam ear plugs to cut down on the noise on the street below.

Now, I am especially glad I do.

I just read a study that reveals workers who deal with constant noise on the job are two or even three times more likely to have serious heart problems than people who work in quiet workplaces.

The revelation comes from researchers at th...

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