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
How Many People Really Use Virtual Offices, Anyway?
TORONTO--Wondering how many people really telecommute from a virtual office? Global Workplace Analytics promises to keep the latest data on how many people telecommute and how often they do it.
“The Census Bureau collects data on how people travel to work, with one option being not traveling at all. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) captures information on wh...
Do Virtual Offices Blur Boundaries Between Work and Home?TORONTO—The cry for work-life balance has reached a fevered pitch and many companies are looking at alternative workplace strategies, like telecommuting from a virtual office, are finding greater adoption.
Beyond work-life balance, rising gas prices have also helped virtual office use become an attractive option for busy professionals. But virtual office users b... Read more