Tag: work and family

  • Lauren Smith Brody

Author Insights: Lauren Smith Brody on the Fifth Trimester

By |July 11th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Working Parents|Tags: , , , , , |

Lauren Smith Brody is the former executive editor of Glamour magazine, writer, producer, consultant, speaker, and the author of The Fifth Trimester.

  • Make It Work

Spotlight on… Make It Work

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

Make It Work is a national campaign dedicated to helping working families by advocating for policies that meet their needs.

Fake Flexibility: Proposed “Comp Time” Legislation is a Fraud

By |May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Why would anyone think we need H.R. 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act, when clearly we don’t need it and our employees don’t need it?

Don’t Miss: How Office Culture Can Crush Women’s Ambitions, and More

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

Research from Boston Consulting Group reveals that women’s reluctance to apply for senior roles may stem from company culture more than lack of ambition.

Hope Beyond Fibroids: My Fibroids & Infertility Journey

By |April 26th, 2017|Categories: Work Flexibility Stories|Tags: , , , |

A regular “9 to 5” would not have been able to accommodate the demands fibroids and infertility made on my body and time.

Why Flex Matters for Autism Awareness Month

By |April 18th, 2017|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

April is autism awareness month. For those working moms and dads who are caring for children with special needs, work flexibility is especially critical.

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.

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

By |March 13th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

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

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Caregiving

By |February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Work flexibility greatly reduces the stress placed on caregivers, allowing them to be the professionals they want to be and caregivers to those they love.

Report Summary: “Navigating the Demands of Work and Eldercare,” U.S. Department of Labor

By |January 17th, 2017|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

A new report from the U.S. Department of Labor highlights the value of flexibility for the millions of working Americans who are also caregivers.