Virtual Office Organization Takes On Mobile Worker FocusLOS ANGELES—In a move that demonstrates how mobile work is impacting the virtual office world, the Telework Exchange has changed its name to the Mobile Work Exchange. The public-private partnership focuses on demonstrating the value of mobility and telework, of which virtual offices often play a key part.
"Today's workforce is becoming more agile than ever, and ... Read more
Can Virtual Office Work Encourage Community Involvement?LOS ANGELES-Corporate Social Responsible is a major workplace trend in 2013, according to Sodexo. Could virtual offices help encourage the practice? Do virtual office workers have more freedom to get involved in their communities? A recent study from FlexJobs suggests the answer is yes.
According to the “Parents & Work” survey, workplace flexibility could le... Read more
Avoid Flu Outages With Virtual Office ArrangementsLOS ANGESLES—There are still three months left in what the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is calling the worst flu outbreak in a decade. Employers from coast to coast are feeling the doubt-whammy financial impact of increased health care costs and widespread absenteeism. Virtual offices can be part of the solution.
The CDC estimates that, on average, seasonal... Read more
How Virtual Offices Fit Into the Workshifting TrendLOS ANGELES-Kleiner Perkins Caufiled Byers predicts there may be more smartphones and tablets in use than PCs by mid-2013. That impending reality begs the question: Where will people work? Virtual offices and workshifting are part of the answer.
You know what a virtual office is by now, but what is workshifting? Workshifting is getting your work done when it wor... Read more
Virtual Offices Help Retain Workers As Job Growth ContinuesLOS ANGELES—The unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in more than three and a half years. Employee confidence appears to be stabilizing. That means it’s time to work harder to retain your best and brightest employees. One way to do that is to allow them to telecommute from a virtual office.
According to the Glassdoor Q4 Employment Confidence Survey, 48 perc... Read more