Research related to work flexibility abounds, but it’s not always easy to find or easy to digest. Academic research studies and reports on this topic are lengthy and detailed, and often directed to a narrow and specific readership. 1MFWF’s interviews as well as our “Research Explainer” and “Report Summary” series aim to make research and reports related to work flexibility more accessible for a broad audience.
Recently released government statistics show that what flex work advocates have long expected has officially come to pass: telecommuting has become more common than taking public transit to work. Here's what you need to know.
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.
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.
About 40 percent of retirees would be willing to work again if all conditions were the same as at their last job. But that willingness jumps with flex.
For military families, work flexibility may be an absolute necessity, as a recent report from Blue Star Families highlights.
Greater access to flexible work and leaders who ensure their employees take time off from work when necessary could improve a career as an event planner.
There are many benefits an employee can reap from exercising, all of which will in turn create value for employers as well.
To have satisfied employees, it is essential to support employees' overall well-being. Grocery store chain Wegmans demonstrates why that's important.
The US labor force is changing in drastic ways, and as a result it only makes sense to ensure that flexible work arrangements are available to more people.
By Millennial Voice|2017-12-18T07:17:09+00:00December 18th, 2017|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: benefits of flexibility, health, mental health, millennial voice, productivity, working parents|
Current research shows that mental health supports in the workplace—including supervisory support and increased work flexibility—can be a game changer.