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How to Ask for Flexible Working Hours

By |September 11th, 2018|Categories: Requesting Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Even if you’re confident that a flexible schedule will lead to a more balanced life for you and boost your productivity for your company, it can still be difficult to ask your boss for flex. Here are some tips to ask for flexible working hours.

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6 Ways to Battle Freelancer Loneliness

By |September 6th, 2018|Categories: Gig Economy|Tags: , , |

Even as freelancers embrace the advantages of a freelance lifestyle, some workers are discovering a downside to flexibility: freelancer loneliness.

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Flexible Work Is Becoming the Norm: Here’s Why

By |August 21st, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

After years of fighting for more flexibility, workers around the world can take heart in a simple fact: flexible work is becoming the new normal. Here's why it's taking root.

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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?

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.