Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility

At 1MFWF, we always want to highlight work that’s happening around the country and across the globe pertaining to work flexibility. While our own blog features regular contributions from experts on this topic, we also keep an eye out for great articles on work flexibility elsewhere on the web. Check out these roundups for items not to miss.

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Work Flex News: National Flex Day 2018, and More

By |November 6th, 2018|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Here are some recent work flex news items not to miss, including why 2018 is the year of the flexible workforce and info about National Flex Day 2018.

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Washington Post Columnist Explains the Problem with Telecommuting

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Remote work is growing in popularity across the country and in many different industries, but there's still one major problem with telecommuting: managers and executives who aren't willing to give it a try.

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Work Flex News: 2018 – The Year of the Flexible Workforce, and More

By |March 30th, 2018|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

While our own blog features regular contributions from experts on this topic, we also keep an eye out for great articles elsewhere on the web. Here are some recent items not to miss, including why 2018 is the year of the flexible workforce.

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Coffee Shop Conundrum: Cut the Wi-Fi, or Cater to Remote Workers?

By |March 6th, 2018|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Some restaurant owners and managers have decided that they would rather not cater to remote workers. Here's why coffee shops may stop supporting the work-from-anywhere crowd.

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Work Flex News: FlexJobs’ 100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs in 2018, and More

By |January 26th, 2018|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

FlexJobs, 1MFWF's sister website, has released its fifth annual survey of the top 100 companies with remote jobs.

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Work Flex News: How A Flexible Work Culture Works For Everyone, and More

By |December 29th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|

Steve Price, Chief Human Resources Officer for Dell Technologies, says a flexible work culture makes for happier and more productive employees.

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Work Flex News: How Will the Growth of Telecommuting Impact Public Transit? and More

By |November 24th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: |

2016 had the biggest year-over-year increase of teleworkers, bringing the total to 5 percent of the U.S. workforce. What does that mean for public transit?

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Work Flex News: Why Flexibility Isn’t Just for the Mommy Track, and More

By |October 27th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

In her new book, Morra Aarons-Mele explores how flexible work and work-life balance have been inextricably caught up in the so-called “mommy-track”.

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Work Flex News: Why Older Workers Keep Staying on the Job, and More

By |September 29th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

A recent study shows that many older workers stay in the workforce not because they have to, but because they enjoy their meaningful and flexible work.

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Work Flex News: More of Us Could Work in Part-Time Roles If They Were Better Designed, and More

By |August 25th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

As part of her research at the Queensland University of Technology, Natalie Smith found that there are a number of ways to better design part-time roles.

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