By Whitney Joy Smith With the rise of the Internet and other global technologies, many Canadian companies seek to retain a remote staff. From reduced costs, to increased productivity, working remotely can provide your company with plenty of benefits.
From ‘The Cloud’ to business phone collaboration systems, it has never been more practical and profitable to facilitate telecommuting (AKA virtual commuting, mobile commuting, teleworking, remote working). Part-time or full-time virtual teams have many proven benefits for employers, staff, and the environment.
By Jordan Fried Offices are so 20th century these days. Who really needs the hassle anymore? The expense of paying for rent and equipment plus the extra staff needed to keep it clean and functional. It used to be that the benefits of having a nice office in a good, convenient location for your business […]
Of all the things the Internet has done for society, changing the image of the workplace is one of the most exciting. Canadian businesses are embracing the idea of remote workers, due to increasing evidence of the many benefits of a flexible workforce. Research and guidance is also increasing in Canada as more businesses explore […]
Telecommuting, virtual commuting, mobile commuting, teleworking, remote working…whatever you call it, the virtual workplace employment structure has exploded in popularity. The advances in communications technology and virtual collaboration have made it both feasible and economical to escape the traditional office. Working remotely myself for many years, and working with companies that hire remote workers, has […]