Archives for May 2012

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5/31/2012

Is Working From a Virtual Office Safer?

BOSTON—I haven’t seen any specific studies that offer insights into whether or not working in a virtual office is safer than working from a traditional office. But we can draw some conclusions from a new Stables.com survey of small business managers and office workers on office health and safety.

The Staples survey showed gaps in office workers' awareness of com... Read more
5/29/2012

Virtual Offices and the War for Talent

CHICAGO-One in three employers worldwide cannot find qualified talent. So says a new study from ManpowerGroup. Could virtual office space help attract and retain talent?

This year’s data reveals the crisis' deeper impact as 56% of employers now indicate that unfilled positions are expected to have little or no impact on constituents, such as customers and investors, a considerable in... Read more
5/28/2012

Are Mobile Workers Using Virtual Office Space?

NEW YORK-At some level, mobile working and virtual office space have a connection. Although not all mobile workers use virtual office space and not all virtual office space users fully embrace mobility, there is some definite cross over.

That’s why I looked twice when I saw the latest iPass Mobile Workforce Report. According to the study, 60 percent of mobile em... Read more
5/25/2012

New Ways of Working Includes Virtual Offices, Telecommuting

LOS ANGELES, CA—New Ways of Working, a research consortium focused on alternative workplace solutions, has some new revelation for the virtual office world.

The group’s latest research report is called Overcoming Barriers to New Ways of Working—and it’s chock full of insights. The report, which covers new ways of working like Read more
5/24/2012

Virtual Offices Can Help You Juggle Work and Personal Demands

MENLO PARK, CA—What's stressing out everyone at the office? What else? Work. According to a new Accountemps survey, 41 percent of CFOs are trying to balance work and personal responsibilities—and they cite that as the greatest source of workplace stress for accounting and finance pros. Office politics came in a close second with a 28 percent vote.

"Work/life balance may seem like an issue for individuals, but it also sho... Read more

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