I’ve heard that among the advantages of virtual employees are savings amounting to hundreds of thousands of dollars per year. In fact, I got hold of a report claiming that companies discovered this idea of using virtual employees and extended it to the entire company – and they are completely virtual, with employees working from their homes. I can understand this advantage of virtual employees – no more office rent, no more huge bills for services, equipments, office supplies and so on. But is it a safe solution? Practically, these people stay at their homes, and I, their boss, ASSUME that they are working properly. Can I really keep track of what they’re doing, or this whole advantage of virtual employees will turn into my worst nightmare? I need to make sure that the policies regarding conversations with clients and handling of orders are respected. Has anyone tried to do this? Is it any substance to this advantage of virtual employees? I would certainly want to cut some costs, and keep my employees, but I need some certainty that this won’t backfire and ruin my business. Thank you for your opinions!