Why We Want Work Flexibility

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.

  • Work flexibility offers needed boost to military spouses

Work Flexibility Offers Needed Boost to Military Spouses

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

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.

  • Millennial and Baby Boomer who value work-life balance

How Millennials Have Taught Baby Boomers to Value Work-Life Balance

By |March 8th, 2018|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

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.

  • fulfillment

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Fulfillment

By |January 25th, 2018|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

The 1 Million for Work Flexibility community weighs in on why work flexibility provides fulfillment—in so many ways.

  • health

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Health

By |November 16th, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Our 1 Million for Work Flexibility community showcases how work flex means not having to choose between caring for your health or keeping your job.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Economic Prosperity

By |August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Here’s how work flex promotes economic prosperity, from the perspective of our 1 Million for Work Flexibility community.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Career Longevity

By |July 6th, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Work flexibility works when it comes to career longevity. It allows you to continue working, but on your terms.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Community Engagement

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Learn more from 1MFWF supporters who have weighed in on why community engagement is one of the benefits of work flexibility.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Military Service

By |May 4th, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Here are some of the reasons why workplace flexibility is crucial, straight from military service professionals and their families.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Work-Life Balance

By |March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

In order to have work-life balance, your work life and your personal life have to work together, literally, hand in hand. That requires flexibility.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Caregiving

By |February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Work flexibility greatly reduces the stress placed on caregivers, allowing them to be the professionals they want to be and caregivers to those they love.

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