Blog Archives

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

By |April 28th, 2017|Don't Miss|

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|Flexibility Stories|

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|Inspiration|

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|Events|

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|Research Explainer|

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

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

By |January 17th, 2017|Research Explainer|

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.

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.

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).