Do Virtual Office Workers Deal With Fewer Office Bullies?CHICAGO—Bullies are every where, but you are less likely to encounter them in a virtual office. A CareerBuilder survey offers new insights into office bullies and how to deal with them.
According to the survey, the most common way workers are being bullied is getting blamed for mistakes they didn't make, followed by not being acknowledged and the use of double s... Read more
Tired of Bullies? Try a Virtual Office Instead.CHICAGO—Have you ever encountered an office bully? Apparently, the number of workers dealing with office bullies is on the rise. When you work from a virtual office, you can avoid face-to-face encounters with bullies.
According to a CareerBuilder survey, 35 percent of workers said they have felt bullied at work. That’s up from 27 percent last year. And that’s a ... Read more
Avoid Road Rage With Virtual Office WorkCHICAGO—Employees may have more than heavy traffic to contend with on their way to work. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 58 percent of workers who drive to the job site admit they sometimes experience road rage while traveling to and from the office. Another 9 percent have gotten into a fight with another commuter while on the road.
A virtual office could h... Read more
Virtual Offices Help You Avoid Temptation to Text and DriveCHICAGO—Here’s one more reason to work from a virtual office: Avoid the potentially deadly combination of texting and driving. Whether you work in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta or some other high-traffic city, there is a clear temptation to text while driving. And it has cost many lives and caused many devastating injuries.
Nearly one-in-four wo... Read more
Can Virtual Office Work Help You Stop Cussing?CHICAGO—Do you swear at work? If so, it could harm your career. Working from a virtual office could help you hide your potty mouth—unless you put it in e-mail.
According to a CareerBuilder survey, workers who swear a lot at work may lose out on opportunities for promotions. Indeed, 64 percent of employers said that they’d think less of an employee who repeatedly... Read more