Archives for June 2010
Cisco Cius Compliments Virtual Office Space
Apple isn’t the only company to launch an intriguing tablet device…Cisco is aiming at mobile workers with its Cisco Cius.
Cisco is billing Cius as a first-of-its-kind mobile collaboration business tablet that delivers virtual desktop integration with anywhere, anytime access to the full range of Cisco collaboration, and communication applications, including HD video.
Weighing in at just 1.15 pounds, the Android-based Cius aims t...
Virtual Offices Boost Business Productivity in Connecticut
Thinking about setting up shop in Connecticut? Cities like Cheshire, Danbury and Darien would love to have you as their newest business resident.
Connecticut bills itself as a business-friendly state that’s dedicated to helping businesses grow. Connecticut has developed industry clusters that aim to attract companies in specific industries. Connecticut’s industry clusters include aerospace, agriculture, bioscience, insurance and finance,...
Hiring Companies Examine Virtual Office Space
Employer optimism in the global labor market is improving. Employers in most major countries plan to hire more than they did a year ago, and a majority are reporting stronger quarter-over-quarter hiring plans. So says the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.
Will hiring companies turn to virtual office space before they expand their physical office space? It’s ...
Virtual Offices Can Help in Whooping Cough Epidemic
Forget the swine flu for a minute. There's another potential pandemic starting in California. On Wednesday, health officials gave the whooping cough—a disease of the respiratory mucous membrane—epidemic status in the Golden State. Also known as pertussis, it's called whooping cough because the disease brings severe coughing spells that end with a whopping sound when the person breathes in.
Los Angeles County alone has confirmed 148 cases...
Virtual Receptionists Eliminate Sick Days Debate
New research from the National Opinion Research Center and the University of Chicago reveals 16 percent of respondents have lost a jobs because they had to take time off work to deal with a sick family member—or their own illness.
Three in four respondents say paid sick days are a basic worker's right, and 75 percent favor a law that guarantees paid sick days for all workers, and most support pro-rated paid sick days for part-time worker...