Could You Be a Virtual Office Worker?LOS ANGELES—Could you be a virtual office worker? Can your employer trust you to work from a distance, even if yo you are both in Los Angeles, New York, Miami or whatever city you call home? Maybe you could, but there’s still a little bit of work to be done to overcome some misconceptions that unsupervised employees are unproductive employees.
According to a rec... Read more
How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work From a Virtual OfficeNEW YORK-Telecommuting is all the rage, but that doesn’t mean that your boss is necessarily buying into it. Lisa Quast, a contributor to Forbes magazine, is offering some tips for convincing your boss to let you telecommute.
I found this intriguing. With virtual offices on the rise, it stands to reason that more employees are going to have friends who a... Read more
Virtual Offices Plus Time Management Equals SuccessNEW YORK—Are you working 60- to 70-hour shifts? If so, you aren’t alone. In many workplaces, staff has been reduced. In others, it’s a matter of working longer hours to generate new business.
Working from a virtual office can save you many hours of time in telecommuting and office distractions alone every day. But while virtual offices can definitely save time a... Read more
Should You Let Employees Work From Virtual Offices?
Should you let employees work from home? That’s the subject of an article in USA Today. It’s a question that more and more companies are asking as the virtual office trend continues gaining momentum.
A reader named Amy asked USA Today columnist Steve Strauss, a lawyer, author and speaker who specializes in small business and entrepreneurship, the following ques...
Study: Telecommuting Employees Happier, More Productive
Looking for a few good reasons to let employees telecommute? I discovered some research from Pennsylvania State University called, "The Good, the Bad and the Unknown About Telecommuting: Meta-Analysis of Psychological Mediators and Individual Consequences."