Work-life Balance While On Vacation
The degree of required work-life balance to feel productive, fulfilled and ‘balanced’ varies from individual-to-individual, culture-to-culture and situation-to-situation. Work-life balance doesn’t automatically mean less work … it means feeling the most productive, fulfilled and successful in meeting the individual demands of a person’s daily needs without feeling overworked, overstressed or exhausted.Read more
Will Flexible Work and Virtual Offices Become the Norm?LONDON—A whopping 90 percent of UK professionals think flexible working, which includes telecommuting from a virtual office, will soon become the dominant employment model. So says new research from specialist HR recruiter Ortus.
HR professionals are even stronger in this flexible work prediction. Indeed, 96 percent of HR professionals said flexible work will be... Read more
Virtual Office Use Sparking Billion-Dollar GDP Growth in AustraliaSYDNEY—Who would have thought that virtual office use could contribute so much to a nation's economy? But that’s the case in Australia.
Indeed, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard considers telecommuting from virtual offices to be the key to Australia's gross domestic product growth. Specifically, she predicts over $3.2 billion in growth and anticipates more... Read more
Virtual Offices Help Drive More Women to WorkforceSYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—Until companies get with the flexible work program, women will remain underrepresented among corporate and business leaders. So say the authors of a green paper from the Australian Institute of Management (AIM). It’s one more piece of evidence of the need for virtual offices.
According to the paper, flexible arrangements, which cover when, wher... Read more
Study: Virtual Offices Empower Employee ProductivityLONDON—Flexible working has a larger financial impact on businesses than cutting operational costs. So say 66 percent of respondents in a Polycom survey. The study offers more proof of the financial viability of virtual office technologies.
A flexible working strategy empowers workers with the ability to work at home or out of the office regularly or occasionall... Read more