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
How to Set Up Your Virtual Office Space
NEW YORK—5.2 million. That’s the current number of telecommuters in America, according to the National Resources Defense Council. And that number is only growing. By 2016, the number of people working from home is expected to rise by 69 percent.
More employers—even those who resisted the trend until recently—are setting up offices in employees’ homes and realizing the cost savings of allowing them to telecommute from a v...
Creating a Virtual Office Policy for Your Small Business