This October marks the one-year anniversary of the 1 Million for Work Flexibility movement! As part of our anniversary celebration, we’re launching a four-part FREE webinar series throughout the month on a variety of topics related to work flexibility.
Each panel features experts from our 1MFWF supporter organizations who will share their knowledge to help you make the most of work flexibility in your own life.
Please join us for any or all of these events!
The Growth of High-Quality Telecommuting Jobs
Date: Wednesday, October 8
Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET
Panelists: Josh Billington, Chuck Wilsker
Join panelists Chuck Wilsker, president and co-founder of the Telework Coalition, and Josh Billington, general manager of Telework Advocacy, for this discussion about the evolution of telecommuting. Topics will include whether there is a “typical” telecommuter, what types of roles and industries are suited to telecommuting, and what telecommuting means for productivity.
Work flexibility is a must-have for working parents. But what kinds of work flexibility are most helpful? Can flexibility be a substitute for childcare? How can both moms and dads benefit from work flex? Join panelists Jennifer Owens, editorial director of Working Mother magazine and founding director of the Working Mother Research Institute, Rachael Ellison, a work-life advocate, executive coach, and organizational consultant, and Scott Behson, author of the Fathers, Work & Family blog and professor of management at Fairleigh Dickinson University, for this important conversation. [Note: This webinar has ended. Watch the recording.]
Requesting Telecommuting, Part-Time, and Flexible Arrangements from Your Employer
Date: Thursday, October 23
Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET
Panelists: Jessica DeGroot, Paul Rupert
You know you need more flexibility at your job in order to be your best self at work as well as in all areas of your life. How can you successfully request flex from your employer? Join panelists Paul Rupert, a pioneer in flexible work and management for 40 years, and Jessica DeGroot, who helps employees follow a “third path” that allows for success at work and at home, as they share tips on asking for and achieving the flexibility you need. [Note: This webinar has ended. Watch the recording.]
Are you curious about how employers successfully implement work flexibility? Or are you a job-seeker looking for a career with an employer that understands the value of flex? Join panelists from flexible companies Appen, Convergys, PGi, and FlexJobs to learn about how employers embrace flex as well as the range of available flexible positions on the job market today. [Note: This webinar has ended. Watch the recording.]
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