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Why Flex Requests Should Be Reason-Blind

By |March 17th, 2017|Requesting Flexibility|

There’s a dirty little secret when it comes to work flexibility—not all flexible work requests are treated equally.

Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”, Social Forces

By |March 13th, 2017|Research Explainer|

A new study shows that the majority of telecommuting takes place after hours and on weekends, without a correlated increase in earnings.

The Many Definitions of Flexible Work

By |February 21st, 2017|Inspiration|

When it comes to addressing systemic workplace problems, we have to be clear about what flexible work really means in order to suggest it as a solution.

Don’t Miss: Work-life Balance ‘Increasingly Stressful for Fathers’, and More

By |January 27th, 2017|Don't Miss|

A new report finds that fathers across the UK view the workplace as being unsupportive of their goals for a healthy work-life balance.

Report Summary: “Women in America—Work and Life Well-Lived,” Gallup

By |January 3rd, 2017|Research Explainer|

A new report from Gallup, "Women in America: Work and Life Well-Lived," outlines why and how businesses should recruit and retain women (hint: flex is key).

Author Insights: Reva Seth on The MomShift

By |December 15th, 2016|Author Insights|

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

The Gender Pay Gap: An Interview with Economist Claudia Goldin

By |November 15th, 2016|Inspiration|

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

Research Explainer: “Gender Discrepancies in the Outcomes of Schedule Control on Overtime Hours and Income in Germany,” European Sociological Review

By |October 4th, 2016|Research Explainer|

A new study shows that people who have more control over their schedules tend to work longer hours than those who have less control.