Archives for October 2012
Survey: Virtual Offices Lead to Fewer Corporate LocationsNEW YORK—You’ve read the headlines about tough job markets, but when you work from a virtual office you can avoid the relocating that often comes with new jobs. And a study by Right Management, the talent and career management expert within ManpowerGroup, is proving the point.
Right Management reviewed data on nearly 7,000 job seekers throughout North America who received outplacement services from the firm during the f... Read more
Canadians Report Issues at Work. Could Toronto Virtual Offices Help?
TORONTO—Seventy-one percent of Canadian employees in an Ipsos Reid survey are reporting some degree of concern with psychological health and safety in their workplace. That includes 14 percent who disagreed their workplace is psychologically healthy and safe. How do Toronto virtual offices fit into this equation?
The Ipsos Reid sur...
What Does Hurricane Sandy Mean for Virtual Office Users?NEW YORK-They are calling it a "superstorm." Hurricane Sandy is threatening 50 million people in a high-population corridor. The winds are upwards of 90mph, making Hurricane Sandy officially a category one hurricane.
But what does this mean for New York virtual office users along the East Coast? Of course, if the po... Read more
Could Working From Virtual Offices Save the World?NEW YORK—I saw a spiffy infographic on the benefits of virtual offices. The infographic is titled, “The Perks of Working From Home.” CarInsurance.org put together the infographic, which draws on data from various sources. I’ll try to break it down for you in a few nutshells:
One in 10 U.S. workers work from a home-based virtual office at least once a week. This ... Read more
Reduce Workplace Fear With a Virtual Office
TORONTO—Some are scared by ghosts. Others are scared by goblins. But most modern workers are more afraid of making a mistake on their job.
Whether they work in virtual offices in Toronto or traditional offices in Los Angeles—or some arrangement in between—29 percent of respondents in an Accountemps survey say their biggest workplac...