How Many People Really Use Virtual Offices, Anyway?
TORONTO--Wondering how many people really telecommute from a virtual office? Global Workplace Analytics promises to keep the latest data on how many people telecommute and how often they do it.
“The Census Bureau collects data on how people travel to work, with one option being not traveling at all. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) captures information on wh...
Can You Make Virtual Office Friends at Work?TORONTO—Making friends at work is very important to Canadians and could be a key factor to workplace happiness. So the question is, can you make friends from a virtual office?
According to the survey, 66 percent of Canadian employees say they have close friendships with colleagues. What’s more, 54 percent report that having pleasant colleagues is more important ... Read more
United Way Turns to Virtual Office to Cut Costs
In yet another example of organizations executing alternative workplace strategies, Porcupine United Way in Timmins, Ontario has shuttered its physical office space and moved in, so to speak, to a virtual office. The non-profit says the move will save it thousands of dollars.
Angelo Lia, Porcupine United Way Board President, says the board and staff ma...
Virtual Offices Make National Work From Home Day A Reality
Wouldn’t you like to work from home? More than 50,000 Canadians would.
Workers in Canada have pledged their support for a “National Work From Home Day.”
These Canadians actually pitched their idea to the House of Commons.
According to a recent poll for Workopolis, 39 percent of Canadians said the most important benefit associated with working from home would be a reduction in traffic congestion and pollution
"As a n...