Will Flexible Work and Virtual Offices Become the Norm?LONDON—A whopping 90 percent of UK professionals think flexible working, which includes telecommuting from a virtual office, will soon become the dominant employment model. So says new research from specialist HR recruiter Ortus.
HR professionals are even stronger in this flexible work prediction. Indeed, 96 percent of HR professionals said flexible work will be... Read more
Virtual Offices Could Reduce the Number of Sick DaysLONDON—Are you so stressed out it’s making you sick? That’s the story for seven out of 10 workers under 24 who call in sick. It’s not the flu—it is just stress—according to a survey by financial services provider Friends Life.
Telecommuting from a virtual office at least part time and help you alleviate stress. Virtual office technologies may keep you more connected than ever be... Read more
Study: Virtual Offices Empower Employee ProductivityLONDON—Flexible working has a larger financial impact on businesses than cutting operational costs. So say 66 percent of respondents in a Polycom survey. The study offers more proof of the financial viability of virtual office technologies.
A flexible working strategy empowers workers with the ability to work at home or out of the office regularly or occasionall... Read more
How Teleconferencing Boosts Virtual Office ProductivityLONDON—With the Olympics coming up, many companies are exploring—or at least being encouraged to explore—flexible working through vehicles like virtual offices and telecommuting. With this in mind, Powwownow is offering suggestion that complements the virtual office: teleconferencing.
Powwownow is reporting a 30 percent increase in its teleconferencing business ... Read more
Managers See Benefits From Virtual Office WorkLONDON--Employees want flex-work. They crave the workshifting freedom of setting up shop in a virtual office. But how do managers feel?
According to Vodafone’s “Exploring the shift in employee expectations” report, half of all managers surveyed feel that offering flexible working options makes them a more attractive prospect as a potential employer. What’s more,... Read more