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: 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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Work Flex News: Dad Wearing His Newborn to Work, and More

By |July 28th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Tom Williams, a Chicago-based chiropractor, made headlines recently when the word spread about how he takes his newborn to work.

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Work Flex News: Women Want Flexibility; Men Want Control, and More

By |June 30th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

The gap is widening between men and women when it comes to wanting greater workplace flexibility versus more pay.

Work Flex News: The Hidden Penalty of Motherhood, and More

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

The “motherhood penalty" describes the earnings lost when a woman enters into motherhood (on average, a 5-10 percent loss).

Work Flex News: How Office Culture Can Crush Women’s Ambitions, and More

By |April 28th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Research from Boston Consulting Group reveals that women’s reluctance to apply for senior roles may stem from company culture more than lack of ambition.

Work Flex News: Kelly Family Press Release on the ‘BBC Dad’ Viral Video, and More

By |March 31st, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Robert Kelly shares his family's thoughts on his "BBC Dad" blooper that's made headlines across the world and spread like rapid wildfire.

Work Flex News: The Most Desirable Employee Benefits, and More

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

A new study by Fracti found that the top three desired employee benefits are simple: medical benefits, flex time, and more vacation time.

Work Flex News: Work-life Balance ‘Increasingly Stressful for Fathers’, and More

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

A new report finds that fathers across the UK view the workplace as being unsupportive of their goals for a healthy work-life balance.