How Virtual Offices Fit Into the Workshifting TrendLOS ANGELES-Kleiner Perkins Caufiled Byers predicts there may be more smartphones and tablets in use than PCs by mid-2013. That impending reality begs the question: Where will people work? Virtual offices and workshifting are part of the answer.
You know what a virtual office is by now, but what is workshifting? Workshifting is getting your work done when it wor... Read more
Virtual Offices Fueling Flex Work MovementALEXANDRIA, VA—We’ve been focusing a lot on the flexible workplace this week—and with good reason. The 2012 National Study of Employers just came out and it’s revealing an increase in employers that offer flex time. Virtual offices fit clearly into this picture.
Published jointly by the Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resources (SHRM), the ... Read more
Workshifting Hitting Mainstream as Virtual Office, Mobility RisesSANTA CLARA, CA—Workshifting. It’s part of the virtual office users’ lifestyle—and it’s also a part of the modern mobile workstyle.
According to the Citrix Global Workshifting Index, there’s been a dramatic rise in the number of companies that are allowing workshifting for all or part of their workforce. Specifically, 93 percent of organizations will have implem... Read more
Virtual Offices Part of Workplace of Future (and Present)NEW YORK—There’s been a lot of talk lately about the workplace of the future. But such talk wouldn’t be complete without analyzing how virtual office space comes into the mix. Whether you are in a big city like New York or a smaller city like Tampa, Fla., virtual offices are a lasting trend.
Teknion just released the results of its Workplace of the Future survey... Read more
Virtual Offices Drive Flexible Workplaces, Happy Employees
Fast Company has a good article this week about ways to motivate employees with workplace flexibility. It’s part of the “The Flex and the C-Suite” series.
This installment looks at Mom Corps. Fast Company expert blogger Cali Williams Yost talked with Alison O’Kelly, founder and CEO of Mom Corps, a full-service staffing services company. Mom Corps strives for flexibility—and not just for its own employees but also for it...