Would Your Company Win a Virtual Office Award?SAN FRANCISCO—Would your workplace stack up to the criteria to win the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility? If you offer telecommuting, virtual offices and flexible work schedules, the answer could be yes.
The latest to win the coveted award is Riverbed Technology. Riverbed won the award for its use of workplace flexib... Read more
Virtual Office Spaces Vs. Coworking. You Decide.
SAN FRANCISCO-Alternative workplace strategies are so en vogue, what with mobile workers a rising part of the distributed workforce. Virtual office space offers cost-effective answers. But coworking facilities are gaining momentum among some creative types. The six million-dollar question is--drum roll, please--would a virtual office or a cowork...Read more
How Virtual Offices Can Help the Rising Tide of Contingent Workers
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA—Despite a stagnant employment market in 2011, online hiring has grown at a record pace. Indeed, online hiring is up more than 100 percent from 2010, according to Elance’s 2011 Online Employment Review.
As more companies seek instant access to talent and greater flexibility to run their businesses, individuals are taking control of their future by building careers as independent professionals. <a href="h...
How the iPhone 4 Compliments Your Virtual Office Space
Apple’s much-anticipated iPhone 4 will be available later this month—and it’s the perfect compliment to the virtual office.
The iPhone 4 features an incredible new feature called FaceTime that brings video calling to market. It also dons Retina display, the highest resolution display ever built into a phone. That means super crisp text, images, and, yes, video...
Bike to Work – Or Just Work from a Virtual Office Instead
May is Bike Month and cities across the country—from San Francisco to Phoenix to Washington, D.C.—are encouraging citizens to take part in Bike to Work Day.
May 13 is Bike to Work Day in San Francisco. Seattle is holding Bike to Work Day on May 21. Chicago postpones Bike to Work week until June 12-18. Other cities are hoping that employees will continue biking to work even after the annual events conclude.
In Seattle, the goal o...