In this “Why We Want Work Flexibility” series, we highlight 1MFWF supporters in their own words, sharing why and how work flexibility is important to them. Broadly, we’ve found that flex is critical for a host of reasons related to: parenting, commuting, caregiving, work/life balance, military service, community engagement, career longevity, economic proesperity, health, and fulfillment.
While honoring those who are active personnel in the military, we should also take a moment to remember sacrifices made by soldiers’ family members. And one way to help military spouses, in particular, is to offer flexible work options.
Typically, the previous generation is the one to teach the newer one, but not in the case of Baby Boomers and Milennials. Here’s how Millennials can help Baby Boomers to rethink their approach to work and learn how to value work-life balance.