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.

  • Great Ted Talks on Work-Life Balance

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

By |November 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.

  • Man working a traditional office job

Why a Traditional Office Job Isn’t for Everyone

By |October 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.

  • Flexible and remote work and mental health

Stories over Stats: Flexible and Remote Work and Mental Health

By |October 10th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

World Mental Health Day is October 10, and if you haven’t already, you may start seeing more and more statistics on the correlation between flexible work and improved mental health. Here's how the two are related and what you need to know.

  • Calendar for working a flexible schedule and how to make breastfeeding easier

5 Reasons Working a Flexible Schedule Can Make Breastfeeding Easier

By |September 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, certainly, but it is likely going to be a challenge. […]

  • Flexible work is becoming the norm

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Woman who realizes that work flex can make your life better

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.

  • Displaying the mental health benefits of flexibility

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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