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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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How Work Flex Can Make Your Life Better, Both Fiscally and Physically

By |June 5th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Imagine having a job where you didn't have to spend money on things like gas, a professional wardrobe, or pricey lunches? Welcome to the world of remote work, a way of working that can make your life better.

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Flexibility Provides Mental Health Benefits

By |May 29th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Hundreds of thousands of American workers struggle with mental health problems that may affect everything from their moods and energy levels to their productivity and physical health. And one tool companies can use to help improve workers' mental health is frequently overlooked: the power of flexibility.

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Work Flexibility Offers Needed Boost to Military Spouses

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

While honoring those who are active personnel in the military, we should also take a moment to remember sacrifices made by soldiers’ family members. And one way to help military spouses, in particular, is to offer flexible work options.

  • Woman who was once in a traditional office job moving to a work-from-home arrangement

7 Strategies to Convert a Traditional Office Job to a Work-from-Home Arrangement

By |May 18th, 2018|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , |

Despite workers being more productive in a home office and the bottom-line benefits of remote work to employers, many companies are still hesitant to embrace it. Here are seven suggestions to convince your boss to allow a work-from-home arrangement.

Film “Zero Weeks” Tackles U.S. Family Leave Crisis

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

A new film, Zero Weeks, examines all aspects of the nation's paid family leave problem through the eyes of real people who are struggling because of it.

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