Is ‘Virtual Receptionist’ in Your Vocabulary?
The term ‘virtual receptionist’ may not be in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, but it’s certainly in the vocabulary of a growing number of companies, large and small.
Indeed, the virtual receptionist is a growing trend in today’s business world, from Corporate America right down to the bootstrapping start-up – and everywhere in between. In fact, you could...
Virtual Offices Streamline Staff Meetings
So you are running a virtual business. You've got a virtual office set up and virtual employees – but real communications challenges with mobile workers running from one part of the city to another.Read more
Bucking the Recession with a Virtual Office
Is your company growing? Opportunities abound in a recession for those who have innovative ideas, some elbow grease and an mindset to conquer – and a virtual office can help you drive your bright ideas into new markets.
When you opt for a virtual office, you opt for lower overhead costs. Let's face it. Just because you have a shiny new business model doesn’t m...
Are Virtual Employees More Productive?
Who is more productive? The employee who sits in a cubicle at your corporate headquarters from 9 to 5? Or the virtual employee who works from home in a virtual office? Although there is no scientific evidence to answer the question, there are some factors to consider as you ponder the questions.
Anecdotally, virtual employees report they work just as hard – an...
Tips for Managing Your Virtual Office
You’ve got employees working from home offices in three cities and it’s a seamless experience for your clients and prospects. You've got a single 800 number answered by a virtual receptionist and routed to each employee’s extension. You've got a single, prominent business address in your “headquarters” city.
That takes care of the externals. But what about the internal organization? Running a virtual office means more than having the rig...