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Want to Be More Productive? Ditch the Eight-Hour Workday

By |August 17th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Work|Tags: , , |

If you had eight hours or four hours in which to work, which one would you say would allow you to be more productive? Eight hours, right? Not necessarily.

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3 Industries Poised to Benefit from Flexibility

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

A few entire industries stand out for the potential to benefit wide swaths of the workforce by exploring opportunities in flex.

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Tackling the Work Flexibility Stigma

By |August 10th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, CEO of Mirvac, leads a discussion on the face of flexible work today in a video called “Workplace Flexibility: The Business Case."

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Work Flexibility Keeps Women in STEM

By |August 8th, 2017|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility, Work Flexibility Stories|Tags: , , , , |

Katherine Hubert is an engineer, mother of two, and founder of the site onestemforall.com which aims to help level the playing field for women in STEM.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Economic Prosperity

By |August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: |

Here’s how work flex promotes economic prosperity, from the perspective of our 1 Million for Work Flexibility community.

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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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Don’t Miss: Dad Wearing His Newborn to Work, and More

By |July 28th, 2017|Categories: Don't Miss: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Tom Williams, a Chicago-based chiropractor, made headlines recently when the word spread about how he takes his newborn to work.

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Work Flexibility Tax Implications for Businesses

By |July 27th, 2017|Categories: Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , |

While 1MFWF does not offer specific legal or tax advice, here are a few items to consider regarding work flexibility tax implications.

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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.

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3 Things Employers Need to Know About Work Flexibility

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

In this video, Ray Baumruk, employee research leader at Aon Hewitt, highlights for Bloomberg BNA what employers need to know about workplace flexibility.