Archives for February 2012

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2/29/2012

Wine Rack Store Taps Into Virtual Office Trend to Save Gas

SEATTLE—I love to hear stories of real businesses finding success with virtual offices. Whine Rack Store has a good one to tell.

The story begins as it does with many companies that turn to telecommuting and virtual offices—high gas prices. The surge in gas prices hit many commuters hard and caused some to re-prioritize their days. Employees of the wine rack ret... Read more
2/22/2012

Are You Making A Difference In Your Career?

NEW YORK-Many people I speak with tell me they want to make a difference. They want to contribute at work, do more, and make an impact in their career. But when asked if they are making that difference, the answer is usually NO. Not due to lack of want, but lack of courage, direction, or a plan.

During the course of their careers, many people wait for things to happen. They wait for a raise, promotion, or ideal assignmen... Read more
2/22/2012

Managers See Benefits From Virtual Office Work

LONDON--Employees want flex-work. They crave the workshifting freedom of setting up shop in a virtual office. But how do managers feel?

According to Vodafone’s “Exploring the shift in employee expectations” report, half of all managers surveyed feel that offering flexible working options makes them a more attractive prospect as a potential employer. What’s more,... Read more
2/22/2012

Virtual Offices Empowers All-Important Flexible Working

LONDON--Flexible working. It’s more than just a nice-to-have perk. It’s now at the heart of employee expectations. So says a Vodafone UK study. Virtual offices can help make flexible working a cost-effective, productive reality.

According to Vodafone, UK companies are sharpening their focus on softer workplace benefits to attract and keep the best talent. That i... Read more
2/20/2012

Thinking About Transitioning to Virtual Offices?

IRVINE, CA—2012 has just begun. But smart business leaders are already looking ahead, planning where their organizations need to be in 201. So says Kim Shepherd, CEO of Decision Toolbox, which provides project-based hiring and on-demand Recruitment Process Outsourcing.

“More and more companies are realizing the benefits of transitioning to a virtual model and in a few years virtual work environments will be the norm," Sh...

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