How to Be at Work but Out of the Office
Did you know that 55% of Americans don’t use all of their vacation time each year? Did you also know you can be out of the office but still available?
Did you know that 55% of Americans don’t use all of their vacation time each year?
I personally think this statistic is crazy because I LOVE my vacations. Not only that but taking time away from work actually makes you a more productive and happier employee. However, I can understand people’s reluctance to unplug from work altogether. If an emergency happens, being missing in action is the last thing you or your boss wants. So how can you be on vacation but also at work when you need to be? To answer this question we look to Virtual PBX who outlines how to be at work but not in the office on their blog.
Who Should Read This Article
Business owners and employees wanting to know how they and their employees can be away from the office, but still available when needed.
What You Will Learn
Readers will learn how they can keep in touch with the office when they are away but still working and when they are on vacation. These ways include:
- Using a softphone.
- Enabling Find Me/Follow Me on their work and mobile phones.
- Forwarding all voicemails to an email address for easy access.
- Remembering that Internet service varies internationally.
- Having an Internet backup.
- Enjoying your time away from the office.
Take your vacation days, it is important! It also possible to stay connected to the office if need be.