Should Virtual Office Users Do Social Media While Working?
TROY, MICH.—The proliferation of social media, and in particular, the blurring of personal and professional networks is causing unease among workers, with almost 30 percent globally, now believing it is acceptable to use social media for personal use while at work. But how does that apply to virtual office workers?
First, let’s look at the big picture. Workers e...
Could Virtual Offices Stem the Tide of Job Changers?TROY—Disengaged. That’s the key word to describe many employees across the United States. Less than half of workers feel valued by their employers and more than 25 percent say they frequently think about quitting. So says a survey from Kelly Services.
What’s more 62 percent of those surveyed indicated that they intend to look for a new job with another employer within the next year. Could Read more
Michigan Could Lead U.S. in Virtual Office UseGRAND RAPIDS, MICH.—Will most Michigan residents be telecommuting soon? That’s what Jennie Phillips, an MLive.com writer, wants to know. It’s a good question, too, considering that The Connect Michigan report reveals employers are more often allowing employees to work remotely from virtual offices. Consider some of the report’s findings:
- 47% of employed... Read more
Green Cars? How About a Virtual Office Instead.The 2011 Detroit Auto Show is underway, and green autos are en vogue. Ford has announced its first plug-in hybrid electric car. The Chevy Volt won car of the year. And Porsche introduced a hybrid race car.
Indeed, the focus on green autos has never been more evident than in Detroit this year. But there is yet another way to go green: a virtual office. Instead of using gas or eve... Read more
Troy Virtual Office Space Offers Alternative Workplace
Troy, Michigan bills itself as the best and safest city in the state, with ethnic diversity, affordable housing, A-plus schools, quality public services and a solid bond rating. Troy promises businesses will prosper in its Midwest location.
Located in the busy northern Detroit suburbs, Troy is home to more than 81,000 residents and about 5,700 businesses that employ 125,000 people. With 7 million square feet in retail space, 18 million s...