Virtual Offices Help Employers Battle Chronic Workers Stress
NEW YORK—Are you stressed out? Join the club. According to Towers Watson’s latest Staying@Work survey, chronic stress is so chronic and so stressful that it’s actually driving an increase in disability claims. Virtual offices can help.
“The evidence overwhelmingly shows that effective health and productivity programs can make a real difference to an organization...
Virtual Offices Could Ease Rising Workplace StressNEW YORK—Are you more stressed this year than you were last year? If so, you aren’t alone. According to a Croner study, 48 percent of adult workers are more or much more stressed today than they were 12 months ago.
What’s causing the stress? And, perhaps more important, what can help? Part of the solution could be virtual offices. But let’s get to the root of th... Read more
Virtual Offices Use Promotes Lower Stress, Better Work-Life BalanceNEW YORK—In our final review of the new report from Ipsos for Reuters News on telecommuting and its implications for virtual office space, we’re going to take a look on how telecommuting impacts stress levels and work-life balance initiatives, as well as its role in keeping women on board.
First, let’s look at women and telecommuting. A strong majority of employ... Read more
Citi Relies on Virtual Offices as Part of Alternative Workplace Strategy
When you want to see a company that’s executing an alternative workplace strategy, check out Citi. The banking giant offers an Alternative Workplace Strategies program and a Flexible Workplace Strategies program.
Let’s start with the Flexible Workplace Strategies program because one builds on the other. Implemented in 2005, Citi’s Flexible Workplace Strategies program empowers employees and managers to consider different ways on how, whe...
Virtual Offices Facilitate Alternative Workplace Strategies
According to IDC, the number of mobile workers worldwide could top 1 billion by the end of 2010. That’s almost mindboggling.Read more