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  • Mother with flexible work that's helping to reduce the gender wage gap

How Flexible Work Is Reducing the Wage Gap for Mothers 

By |August 14th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility, Working Parents|Tags: , , |

Mothers continue to face a significant gap when it comes to employment and wages. But a new study shows that flexibility can help to alleviate that problem. Here's how flexibility can reduce the wage gap.

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Remote Work or Telecommute: What’s the Difference

By |August 10th, 2018|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , , |

Remote work or telecommute? Telework or work from home? They all seem to be fairly synonymous, so which one is the right term to use?

  • Parents whose coworkers donated vacation time

Coworkers Are Donating Vacation Time to New Parents

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , |

A new trend in the workplace involves colleagues collecting their vacation days, and then donating them to the new parents on their teams.

  • Benefits of telecommuting

5 Benefits of Telecommuting For Employers and Employees

By |July 24th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

Rarely in the business world does one idea—one fundamental change in thinking—bring profound advantages for both a company and its workers. But the benefits of telecommuting and other flexible work options make it clear they fit that bill. Here are five big benefits of telecommuting for employees and employers!

  • Clock for the five-hour workday,

Why Flexibility Is Great for Productivity: Kantaro and the Five-Hour Workday

By |July 13th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Have you ever considered allowing your employees to work a five-hour workday? If you're looking to boost productivity, you may want to consider it. Here's why.

  • Employee going through phased retirement

How Flexible Work Is Helping Older Workers with Phased Retirement

By |July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Phased Retirement|Tags: , |

A growing number of older employees, keeping a hand in the professional world, even after reaching retirement age, is appealing. Here's how flexible work is helping these older employees with phased retirement.

  • Hourly worker with flexible work options

Hourly Workers Are Often the Least Likely to Get Flexible Work Options

By |June 26th, 2018|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

As more companies create flexible work plans and incorporate these options into their core strategies, it may be tempting to think that the fight for flex is over. But many people still cannot access flexible work options. And sometimes, it is the people who need it most who are least likely to have it.

  • Man finding it difficult to unplug on vacation

More Professionals Are Finding It Difficult to Unplug on Vacation

By |June 19th, 2018|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Do you find it difficult to unplug on vacation? You're certainly not alone. New research shows that only 44% of workers say they don't check in with the office at all while on vacation.

  • Rural America being supported by work flexibility

Supporting Work Flexibility Helps Rural America Thrive

By |June 13th, 2018|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: |

Many of the small towns in which rural Americans live often lack the big businesses and organizations that can offer the jobs they want. One way we can bridge this gap is by providing robust, reliable, and affordable broadband connections to rural America.

  • Vermont paying people to work remotely

Vermont Offers $10,000 to Move There and Work Remotely

By |June 12th, 2018|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

The state of Vermont is known for its picturesque landscapes, maple syrups, and soon, its budding remote workforce. At least, that’s the goal of Governor Phil Scott, who signed a bill last week to encourage people to move to Vermont and work remotely for an out-of-state employer.

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