Author: Emma Plumb

About Emma Plumb

Emma Plumb is the Director of 1 Million for Work Flexibility (at 1MFWF Founder FlexJobs), and a passionate advocate for improving the way that work gets done through increased flexibility.
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Video: The State of National Flex

By |October 17th, 2017|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility, National Flex Day|Tags: , , , |

On #NationalFlexDay, work flex thought leaders Sara Sutton Fell, Ian Reynolds, Brigid Schulte, Andy Cuneo, and more discussed the state of national flex.

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Author Insights: Lotte Bailyn on Breaking the Mold

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Professor of Management Lotte Bailyn literally wrote the book on work flexibility, back in 1993. How far have we come, as she wrote, in breaking the mold?

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Enter Our National Flex Day Contest!

By |October 5th, 2017|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility, National Flex Day|Tags: , |

National Flex Day is on Tuesday October 17! Celebrate with us by entering our contest to share what work flexibility means to you.

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Don’t Miss: Why Older Workers Keep Staying on the Job, and More

By |September 29th, 2017|Categories: Don't Miss: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

A recent study shows that many older workers stay in the workforce not because they have to, but because they enjoy their meaningful and flexible work.

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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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Author Insights: Alex Soojung-Kim Pang on Rest

By |July 25th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Part-Time Work|Tags: , , |

Drawing on history, neuroscience, and psychology, Alex Soojung-Kim Pang argues that leisure and mind-wandering are essential components to creative lives.

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Author Insights: Sophie Wade on Embracing Progress

By |June 26th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Sophie Wade is the Founder and Workforce Innovation Specialist at Flexcel Network and the author of Embracing Progress. Next Steps for the Future of Work.

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.

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Author Insights: Diane Mulcahy on The Gig Economy

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Gig Economy|Tags: , , , |

Diane Mulcahy's book The Gig Economy is a guide to the world of short-term jobs, contract work, consulting projects, and freelance assignments.

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

By |January 12th, 2017|Categories: Expert Interviews, Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , , , , |

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

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