Virtual Office Users Skip Nasty Workplace RestroomsMILWAUKEE, WISC.—Can I be blunt? Do you wash your hands after you use the restroom? Do you keep it clean? We all know that employee in public office buildings don’t always wash their hands—and we’ve all been disgusted by nasty restrooms at work. But if you work from a virtual office your restroom fate is in your own hands.
A national hand washing survey from Bra... Read more
Dispelling the Disconnected Telecommuter Myth, Part 2MILWAUKEE, WISC.—Yesterday, we looked at one of the biggest myths around virtual offices: people who telecommute regularly feel less attached to the organization they work.
A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee study actually showed that the more teleworkers communicated with others, the more stressed they felt due to interruptions. And this was negatively associa... Read more
Dispelling the Disconnected Telecommuter Myth, Part 1MILWAUKEE, WISC.—There’s a lot of assumptions, call them myths, around virtual office users. One of them sounds like this: People who telecommute regularly feel less attached to the organization they work for; they feel isolated and disconnected. But that’s a myth, according to a new study out of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Indeed, the University of W... Read more