Virtually Working: The Pros and Cons of a Remote Workforce

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February 4, 2013 ‐ By
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Whether you’re a business owner, a manager at a company, or an employee, at some point you’ve thought about the possibilities of working from home. The stereotypical image is someone covered in snack crumbs dressed in their pajamas not working quite as hard as they could be.

But with help from modern technology, the option to work virtually, from anywhere, is a cost-saving option that business leaders of all stripes should consider. Black Enterprise offers details.

Citing a study from Chronos Consulting, the Black Enterprise points out that virtual team has the “ability of a company to reduce costs, cut travel and expenses, gain access to a more efficient labor pool,” and other perks. Of course, there are still some risks that the article explores in some detail.

Working virtually is happening now and is sure to gain in popularity for the foreseeable future. For more info about the benefits and hazards, click through to BlackEnterprise.com.

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