Archives for May 2010
Save Gas with a Virtual Office Space
From Seattle to Los Angeles to Philadelphia and beyond, gas prices are down across the nation. And in some places gas prices are still dropping. So says the AAA.
The national average price for gas is $2.72 a gallon for regular fuel. That’s down about 16 cents a gallon from just a month ago, but not quite as low as the $2.51 from this time last year.
This is good news if you are planning to drive somewhere for your summer vacatio...
Unemployed Entrepreneurs Turn to Virtual Offices
Are you unemployed? After watching jobless claims decline for weeks, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday that applications for unemployment benefits were up 25,000 from the previous week. That’s the biggest jump since the 40,000 gain in February.
What does this unexpected rise mean? It means that the economy may be improving, but it hasn’t completely trickled down to the labor market yet. The Labor Department said there were no unusu...
How to Set Up a Wireless Virtual Office
If you haven't yet gone wireless in your virtual office, the Wi-Fi Alliance and Wireless Gigabit Alliance are giving you one more reason to make the move: speed.
The groups are sharing technology specifications to develop a next-generation program to support Wi-Fi in the 60 GHz frequency band. That means better wireless performance for your wireless devi...
Virtual Offices Help Nashville Flood Victims Continue Business
As flood waters begin to recede in Tennessee, volunteers are coming on the scene to help clean up a devastated Nashville. One organization, Hands On Nashville, is overseeing 12,000 volunteers while Volunteer Tennessee is taking emergency donations to help families whose homes were destroyed by the floodwaters and celebrities are donating monies to help victims.
According to the Army Corps of Engineers, the waters that hit Nashville quali...
Boost Your Productivity with Virtual Office Technologies
Productivity, the output per hour worked, is key measure economists review on a quarterly basis—and it looks good in the U.S. for the first three months of the year. Productivity rose 3.6 percent in the first quarter of 2010.
Many companies looking to improve productivity are turning to virtual offices. The virtual office can make you and your employees ...