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.

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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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Disabled Workers Finding Greater Opportunities for Employment

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

In 2016, four times the number of disabled people joined the workforce than who were working working in the previous year. Here's how disabled workers are finding greater opportunities for employment.

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Feeling Stressed? Flexibility May Be the Cure

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

Deadlines are looming at work. Your boss is breathing down your neck. One of your coworkers is doing his best to torpedo your project. If you're feeling stressed, here are some specific ways that work flex can help you have a happier, healthier, more balanced, less stressful life.

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Why Flexibility is Great for Non-Parents, Too

By |March 27th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Unfortunately, the different wants and needs of non-parents sometimes don't get the same attention and understanding from managers when it comes to work flex. Here's why flexibility is great for non-parents, too.

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What 28-Hour Workweek in Germany Means for Flexibility 

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

German metal workers secured a major victory in their fight for increased work flexibility earlier this month, when their union finalized a deal that secures the right to a 28-hour workweek.

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Knowing If an Employer is Genuinely Passionate About Work Flexibility

By |February 16th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

How can you tell those truly passionate about work flexibility from the mere posers? Here are a few suggestions to help you make the distinction.

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How Remote Work Supports 7 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

By |February 8th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Here's how flexibility—specifically remote working, or the ability to regularly work away from the centralized workplace—supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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The Importance of Millennials in the Workplace: An Infographic

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Millennials will represent 75 percent of the workforce by 2025, which is why it’s important for business owners to understand their values and perspectives.

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It’s National Flex Day! Be Part of the Movement with 1MFWF

By |October 17th, 2017|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility, National Flex Day|Tags: , , |

In conjunction with its fourth anniversary, 1 Million for Work Flexibility is hosting National Flex Day today, October 17th.