Author: Emma Plumb

About Emma Plumb

Emma Plumb is the Director of 1 Million for Work Flexibility (at 1MFWF Founder FlexJobs), and a passionate advocate for improving the way that work gets done through increased flexibility.
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1MFWF Director Speaks at Stanford on the Diversity Problem in Silicon Valley

By |July 31st, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility, Events on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Emma Plumb, director of 1MFWF, recently spoke at Stanford about work flexibility and the diversity problem in Silicon Valley.

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Author Insights: Alex Soojung-Kim Pang on Rest

By |July 25th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Part-Time Work|Tags: , , |

Drawing on history, neuroscience, and psychology, Alex Soojung-Kim Pang argues that leisure and mind-wandering are essential components to creative lives.

Author Insights: Sophie Wade on Embracing Progress

By |June 26th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Sophie Wade is the Founder and Workforce Innovation Specialist at Flexcel Network and the author of Embracing Progress. Next Steps for the Future of Work.

Video: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

By |April 14th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility, Events on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Innovators Jessica DeGroot, Lotte Bailyn, and Joyce Fletcher discuss redefining the rules of work and family to improve the way we work.

Author Insights: Diane Mulcahy on The Gig Economy

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Gig Economy|Tags: , , , |

The Gig Economy is a guide to the world of short-term jobs, contract work, consulting projects, and freelance assignments.

Take 5: Ian Reynolds on Work, Life, and Engagement at Johns Hopkins

By |January 12th, 2017|Categories: Expert Interviews, Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , , , , |

Ian Reynolds is Director of WorkLife and Community Programs in the Office of Work, Life and Engagement at Johns Hopkins.

Author Insights: Reva Seth on The MomShift

By |December 15th, 2016|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Working Parents|Tags: , , , , |

Reva Seth is the best-selling author of The MomShift: Women Share Their Stories of Career Success After Children.

Video: Building Thriving Businesses with Strategic Flexibility

By |December 8th, 2016|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility, Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , , , |

Learn about how to use flexibility strategically from business leaders and flexibility experts Delta Emerson, Sara Sutton Fell, and Ken Stern.

The Gender Pay Gap: An Interview with Harvard Economist Claudia Goldin

By |November 15th, 2016|Categories: Expert Interviews|Tags: , , , , |

1MFWF spoke with economic historian and a labor economist Claudia Goldin about how flexibility could help eliminate the gender pay gap.

Take 5: USDOL VETS on Supporting Veteran Careers

By |November 11th, 2016|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility, Expert Interviews|Tags: , , , , |

As we mark Veterans Day today, 1MFWF is proud to share our interview with the team at USDOL VETS about the work they do to support veteran careers.