Do Virtual Office Workers Use Fake Sick Days?TORONTO—When you work from a virtual office, do you really need to call in sick? Many workers in traditional office settings admit to taking sick days, bereavement, or jury duty as additional vacation time. So says an Adecco survey.
Although 36 percent of workers are allotted more than three weeks of vacation per year, workers still want more. According to the survey, 44 percent... Read more
Do You Get Dressed Up to Work in a Virtual Office?TORONTO—I work from a virtual office—and I wear comfortable clothing when I do. No, I don’t work in my pajamas but I do not get all gussied up in the same way I would if I worked in a traditional office space, either.
How about you? Well, if you are like me and most other virtual office workers you don’t break out a skirt and blouse (or suit and tie) to go to wo... Read more
Virtual Office Users Make Laundry List of BenefitsTORONTO—What would you say if I told you that half of telecommuters feel they are more productive working from home? What’s more, 23 percent are sure they are more productive. So says a TeamViewer survey.
This is no surprise to me. I work in a virtual office—and I work with a lot of virtual office users—and we all have the same story. Not only do we think we are... Read more
Do Virtual Office Workers Need As Much Vacation Time?TORONTO—Since virtual office workers typically work from home, does that mean virtual office workers don’t need as much vacation time? I imagine most virtual office workers would protest such an idea.
A new survey from Right Management, the talent and career management expert within ManpowerGroup, suggests that most employees failed to use all of their vacation ... Read more
Will Santa Visit Your Virtual Office This Year?TORONTO—Will your boss be more of a Santa or a Scrooge this holiday season? And does it make a difference if you work from a virtual office?
According to BMO’s Commercial Banking Holiday Survey, 53 percent of working Canadians say their employer will be hosting a holiday party. Regionally, employers in Quebec are most likely to host a celebration for their employees (60 percent)... Read more