Tag: working parents

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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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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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Affordable Child Care, Flexibility are Both Important for Working Parents

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , |

While affordable child care is one tool that could be used to address the challenges facing working parents, another is improved work flexibility.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Community Engagement

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Learn more from 1MFWF supporters who have weighed in on why community engagement is one of the benefits of work flexibility.

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.

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.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Work-Life Balance

By |March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

In order to have work-life balance, your work life and your personal life have to work together, literally, hand in hand. That requires flexibility.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Parenting

By |December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Working parents are one of the largest segments of the U.S. workforce who need work flexibility.

Growing Flex Trend Lets New Parents Take Babies to Work

By |December 20th, 2016|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , , , |

About 200 companies nationwide now offer programs that allow employees to take their babies to work.

Spotlight on… A Better Balance

By |November 22nd, 2016|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

A Better Balance is focused on creating a comprehensive multi-strategy plan to address the issue of work-life balance—and the work-family dilemma.