Benefits of Work Flexibility

The benefits of work flexibility are manifold, and extend to employees, employers, and the broader economy: a win-win-win. Some are more obvious, such as helping employees achieve better work/life balance. Others are less apparent but equally critical, such as boosting rural economies, supporting the military and veteran community, and removing unnecessary barriers that might otherwise prevent people with disabilities from having careers. Learn more in these posts highlighting the myriad benefits of work flexibility.

Why Work Flexibility Isn’t “Just a Fantasy”

By |2019-05-01T08:02:10-08:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

For parents desperate to find some way to juggle responsibilities at work and at home, the promise of work flexibility is like a beacon of hope. They tell themselves that, if they can just find the right position that lets them shift hours or work from home, everything will be fine. […]

6 Great TED Talks About Work Flexibility

By |2019-04-11T10:38:40-08:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Whether it's shifting hours, telecommuting, going part-time, or choosing some other option, flexibility is a popular trend in workplaces around the world. To provide a taste of the direction these conversations have headed during the last decade or so, here are six TED Talks that touch on flexibility and its effect on the world of work.

7 Great TED Talks That Touch on the Topic of Work-Life Balance

By |2019-04-11T10:38:40-08:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

"Work-life balance" is a phrase that means different things to different people. What all who seek it have in common, however, is a desire to define the term in a way that makes sense for them, their families, and their careers. Here are seven Ted Talks that touch on the issues of building a better or more balanced life.

Why a Traditional Office Job Isn’t for Everyone

By |2018-10-15T07:38:11-08:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

It’s long been assumed that if you have a job, then you must work in an office. With little thought to the needs of individual workers, many employers continue to simply offer the same old traditional, in-office schedules. But the truth is, a traditional office job just isn’t for everyone. Here's why.

5 Reasons Working a Flexible Schedule Can Make Breastfeeding Easier

By |2019-04-11T10:38:42-08:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility, Working Parents|Tags: , |

Whether you can’t wait to exercise your brain power at work after you’ve enjoyed a few weeks off for maternity leave or you’re going back to your job kicking and screaming because your family needs the income, you may feel like you’re fighting a losing battle if you want to work and breastfeed. It can be done, [...]