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Don’t Miss: The Hidden Penalty of Motherhood, and More

By |May 26th, 2017|Don't Miss|

The “motherhood penalty" describes the earnings lost when a woman enters into motherhood (on average, a 5-10 percent loss).

4 Tips To Make Your Current Job More Flexible

By |April 12th, 2017|Requesting Flexibility|

What if you could tailor your job to fit your work/life needs? You may be surprised to find that to make your job more flexible, you just have to ask.

How-to Guide: How to Develop Skills for Effective Flex

By |April 10th, 2017|Requesting Flexibility|

Here are six skills to develop now that should help you prove you're ready for flexibility when your time to ask arrives.

How-To Guide: How to Handle a “No” When You Ask for Work Flexibility

By |March 29th, 2017|Requesting Flexibility|

You’re a super star staffer. But when you ask your boss for some work flexibility, you get a big fat “No.” Here’s what to do to turn that “No” into a “Yes”.

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.

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

By |January 12th, 2017|Business Case, Take 5|

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

Author Insights: Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman on The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit

By |January 5th, 2017|Author Insights|

Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman are co-authors of The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.

How-to Guide: How to Decide Which Type of Work Flexibility is Right for You

By |December 1st, 2016|Requesting Flexibility|

To help you decide which type of work flexibility is right for you, here is a rundown of the most common options and ideas on who might want to pursue them.