Mindful Return recommends workers consult 1MFWF for resources on how to make the business case for work flexibility when asking one’s boss for a flexible work arrangement.
Mindful Return | October 27, 2019
Curbed highlights a new network of rural tech hubs geared for remote workers and meant to attract top talent to smaller towns.
Curbed | February 12, 2019
Your Story spotlights four key trends from LinkedIn’s 2019 Global Talent Trends report, including workplace flexibility.
YourStory | January 30, 2019
Yahoo Finance explains why workplace flexibility has become an employee expectation rather than just a perk.
Yahoo Finance | January 28, 2019
A Plus explains the importance of supporting moms in the workplace who choose to breastfeed.
a plus | November 1, 2018
Forbes honors the five year anniversary of National Flex Day and examines the state of remote work in 2018.
Forbes | October 15, 2018
Entrepreneur discusses the increased number of flexible work opportunities at smaller companies.
Entrepreneur | October 9, 2018
Slate discusses how remote work arrangements are changing the boss-employee relationship.
Slate | August 29, 2018
Forbes highlights tried-and-true tips to switch to a telecommuting arrangement with your boss.
Forbes | June 13, 2018
Bill Gates Gave Some Brilliant Management Advice on Hiring the Best People. Here It Is in 2 Sentences
Inc. Magazine highlights 1 Million for Work Flexibility as a resource for employees seeking to convince their employers to allow them to work from home.
Inc. Magazine | May 23 2018
The Center for American Progress details how equitable workplace policies would benefit working mothers.
Center for American Progress | May 18, 2018
Forbes talks with Sara Sutton Fell about the benefits of remote work.
Forbes | February 18, 2018
Nonprofit quarterly details the benefits of work flexibility not only for employees, but for companies as well.
Nonprofit Quarterly | February 6, 2018
Leaderonomics discusses the benefits of remote work for employees and employers.
Leaderonomics | January 12, 2018
Work flexibility can help an organization handle unexpected events including inclement weather.
HR Certification Institute | January 9 2018.
Strategies to convince your boss to work from home.
a plus | January 6, 2018
John Francis, founder of virtual recruitment and retention firm Theonera Inc. and host of the podcast Work Passion Fit, interviews Emma Plumb about her passion for work flexibility.
Work Passion Fit Podcast | January 3 2018.
WorkSpace Today warns that just because flex may be unfamiliar, it shouldn’t be blamed for failures.
WorkSpace Today | November 30 2017.
Enago highlights the value of flexible work for PhD graduates.
Enago | November 29 2017.
Enago announces joining the 1MFWF coalition.
Enago | November 9 2017.
The Pasadena Star-News covers the 1MFWF National Flex Day webinar.
Pasadena Star-News | October 20 2017.
HR Dive offers insights in light of 1MFWF’s National Flex Day webinar.
HR Dive | October 20 2017.
The Penny Hoarder shares takeaways from 1MFWF’s National Flex Day webinar.
The Penny Hoarder | October 19 2017.
Levo League recaps the 1MFWF National Flex Day webinar.
Levo League | October 18 2017.
Mother Magazine shares details from 1MFWF’s guide to asking for work flexibility.
Mother | October 17 2017.
1MFWF supporter The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance celebrates National Flex Day.
Diversity & Flexibility Alliance | October 17 2017.
On National Flex Day, Work Muse shares how work flexibility could impact gender equality.
Work Muse | October 17 2017.
Bauer College Dean Latha Ramchand highlights National Flex Day and the value of work flexibility.
C. T. Bauer College of Business | October 17 2017.
WorkSpace Today interviews Emma Plumb on National Flex Day.
WorkSpace Today | October 17 2017.
In this interview, author and parenting guidance expert Erica Komisar notes her support for 1 Million for Work Flexibility and flexibility for working parents.
Mother | October 11 2017.
Blogger, working mom, and #1MFWF supporter LadydeeLG shares how to celebrate National Flex Day.
LadydeeLG | October 11 2017.
Badger Maps announces its support for 1MFWF and National Flex Day.
Badger Maps | October 10 2017.
Working Mother shares details on National Flex Day.
Working Mother | October 10 2017.
Recruiter.com highlights 1MFWF’s step-by-step guide to asking for work flexibility.
Recruiter.com | October 10 2017.
“How Does She Do It?” is a podcast from the C. T. Bauer College of Business focusing on work, life and everything in between. This episode features 1MFWF director Emma Plumb.
C. T. Bauer College of Business | October 3 2017.
WorkSpace Today highlights how remote work benefits the bottom line.
WorkSpace Today | September 28 2017.
TechRepublic identifies how to negotiate work flexibility, with tips from Emma Plumb and 1MFWF.
TechRepublic | September 4 2017.
1MFWF’s guide to asking for flexibility is featured, with insight from Emma Plumb.
The Penny Hoarder | September 1 2017.
Work Muse announces that they’ve joined the 1MFWF coalition, and outlines why we need flexible work now more than ever.
Work Muse | August 3 2017.
1MFWF director Emma Plumb suggests that Uber’s diverse driver base offers a lesson in flexibility.
LinkedIn | July 31 2017.
Manon DeFelice, founder and CEO of Inkwell, outlines the latest news in flexwork legislation, with input from 1MFWF.
Forbes | July 6 2017.
Townvibe Litchfield CT recognizes 1MFWF director Emma Plumb on their 2017 “Most Influential” list.
Townvibe Litchfield | June 20 2017.
Coworking hub Beewake announces that they’ve joined the 1MFWF coalition.
Forbes | June 14 2017.
Forbes contributor and founder of the Optimistic Millennial Kaytie Zimmerman emphasizes the benefits of work flexibility for employers and employees.
Forbes | June 11 2017.
Recruiter.com highlights 1MFWF’s policy page.
Recruiter.com | June 2 2017.
WorkSpace Today, edited by Polycom emloyees, interviews Emma Plumb about flexible work.
WorkSpace Today | May 10 2017.
1MFWF is cited as a resource for making virtual work the norm.
JeffBullas.com | May 4 2017.
USAToday covers the Working Families Flexibility Act, with quotes from Ross Eisenbrey’s op-ed on the 1MFWF blog.
USAToday | May 3 2017.
International radio show and podcast Not Broken® Radio, focused on having an open and honest discussion about mental health and disabilities, interviews Emma Plumb about how work flexibility relates to mental health.
Not Broken Radio | May 1 2017.
In this piece about 1 Million for Work Flexibility and the changing face of work, author Emily Clingman features insights from Emma Plumb as well as 1MFWF supporters and workplace innovators Paul Rupert and Mika Cross.
Business of Furniture | April 19 2017.
The Grindstone highlights 1MFWF’s Policy page.
The Grindstone | April 14 2017.
1MFWF director Emma Plumb weighs in on a new approach to remote work in the Bay Area.
Christian Science Monitor | March 21 2017.
Connecticut coworking community Makery Coworking announces their support for 1MFWF.
Makery Coworking | February 20 2017.
Flexibility is key to attracting millennials—and comes with additional benefits as well — even in the traditional realm of law.
Inside Counsel | February 3 2017.
1MFWF Supporter Worldwide101 showcases six companies in the “remote work revolution”.
Worldwide101 | February 2 2017.
WorkSpace Today, edited by Polycom emloyees, showcases the business benefits of work flexibility.
WorkSpace Today| January 27 2017.
Appirio announces their support for 1MFWF and highlights their dedication to work flexibility in general.
Appirio | January 19 2017.
Blogger Rita Keller showcases 1MFWF’s top 5 moments in flex for 2016 as they relate to CPA firm management.
RitaKeller.com | December 15 2016.
1MFWF supporter Rachel Andujar of Rethink Nine to Five shares advice on asking for flex.
Career Contessa | November 9 2016.
1MFWF Director Emma Plumb comments on recent announcements of scaled-back telework programs.
Huffington Post | November 2 2016.
Georgene Huang, CEO and co-founder of 1MFWF supporter Fairygodboss, warns about the dangers of fuzzy flex policies.
Forbes | October 25 2016.
Fairygodboss features a run-down of the various types of work flexibility.
Fairygodboss | October 25 2016.
Business News Daily covers the new FlexJobs 250 list, released in celebration of 1MFWF’s third anniversary.
Business News Daily | October 13 2016.
In celebration of 1MFWF’s three-year anniversary, FlexJobs has released its list of the top 250 companies for flexible jobs.
Forbes | October 11 2016.
WorldatWork quotes Emma Plumb on the benefits of work flexibility.
WorldatWork | October 2016.
The Cheat Sheet quotes Emma Plumb on the link between work flexibility and the gender pay gap.
The Cheat Sheet | September 20 2016.
About Parenting highlights the importance of flexibility for working parents and calls for 1MFWF sign-ups.
About Parenting | September 13 2016.
Kathleen Christensen, a member of the board of directors at OpenWork, interviews 1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell.
TLNT | September 9 2016.
Fiverr’s podcast series features Sara Sutton Fell and 1 Million for Work Flexibility
Fiverrcast | September 1 2016.
Humana shares their 1MFWF interview on the Humana News Blog.
Humana News Blog | July 11 2016.
In July, WNYC’s Note to Self is covering motherhood, entrepreneurship and work/life balance with their series “Taking the Lead.” 1MFWF’s flexibility stories are included on their list of favorite stories and resources about finding/losing/lamenting over work/life balance.
Note to Self | July 2016.
Slate highlights the new law in New Hampshire giving workers the right to request work flexibility, with input from Emma Plumb.
Slate | June 24 2016.
In lead-up to the upcoming White House Summit on the United State of Women, 1MFWF Director Emma Plumb shares how flexibility has been pivotal in her motherhood journey.
United State of Women Blog | May 19 2016.
HR.BLR.com highlights 1MFWF’s new video.
HR.BLR.com | May 3 2016.
PGi shares three tips for getting your boss on board with flexibility.
PGi | April 28 2016.
Forbes contributor Caroline Ceniza-Levine shares her enthusiasm for 1MFWF and work flexibility.
Forbes | April 19 2016.
Fast Company highlights 1MFWF as a resource for implementing flexibility.
Fast Company | March 30 2016.
1MFWF Supporter the It’s Working Project interviews #1MFWF Director Emma Plumb about her experience going back to work after having her daughter.
It’s Working Project | March 25 2016.
Asking for flexibility can be a helpful step toward lengthening your working life.
Albuquerque Journal | March 14 2016.
DeseretNews National highlights 1MFWF’s online premiere of the Having It All documentary.
DeseretNews National | February 26 2016.
Money Talks News highlights 1MFWF’s online premiere of the Having It All documentary.
Money Talks News | February 25 2016.
Knowing the variety of flexible work options available can help a manager determine the best fit for his or her team.
PGi | January 15 2016.
Flexibility and predictability are both critical for workers during the holiday season.
Women’s eNews | December 24 2015.
Emma Plumb highlights the benefits of taking time off.
Take Back Your Time | December 15 2015.
Emma Plumb shares the benefits of remote work in the MediaplanetUSA Work Flexibility campaign, launched within the San Francisco Chronicle and online.
Media Planet | December 11 2015.
Mom-mentum interviews Emma Plumb about the benefits of work flexibility.
Mom-mentum | November 11 2015.
Emma Plumb shares her new perspective on flex as a working mom.
Huffington Post | October 28 2015.
Carolina Parent highlights the benefits of work flexibility for employers and employees.
Carolina Parent | October 20 2015.
TheStreet highlights the 1MFWF campaign and features a video clip of workers across New York City talking about their need for work flexibility.
TheStreet | October 20 2015.
Emily Morgan calls on entrepreneurs to redesign the workplace.
Huffington Post | October 14 2015.
Valerie Young shares insights from WorldatWork’s panel on “Rethinking the Workweek”.
Mom-mentum | October 6 2015.
In honor of National Work & Family Month, 1MFWF supporter WorldatWork hosted “Rethinking the Workweek,” a roundtable discussion including 1MFWF founder Sara Sutton Fell and 1MFWF director Emma Plumb, to share new and best practices for workplace flexibility and discuss real-life challenges that threaten work-life effectiveness.
WorldatWork | October 6 2015.
Erin Wallace, Mental Health America Senior Director of Communications and Marketing, highlights MHA’s support for the 1MFWF movement.
Mental Health America | September 23 2015.
Care.com highlights work-from-home jobs with input from 1MFWF founder Sara Sutton Fell and 1MFWF director Emma Plumb.
Care.com | August 2015.
WorkLife HUB speaks with Sara Sutton Fell about expanding access to flexible work options.
WorkLife HUB | June 28 2015.
Emma Plumb talks with 1MFWF Supporter LiquidSpace about the 1MFWF movement and her passion for work flex.
LiquidSpace | June 3 2015.
Sara Sutton Fell highlights four reasons work flexibility is critical for workers’ mental health—and why businesses should pay attention.
Huffington Post | June 3 2015.
A happy workplace is a productive workplace. Here are five ways to ensure work is more enjoyable for your employees.
The Cheat Sheet | June 2 2015.
Karen Beaman, director of agent acquisition and onboarding at 1MFWF supporter LiveOps, shares the benefits of work flexibility for moms and families.
SheKnows | Apr 23 2015.
On Earth Day, 1MFWF director Emma Plumb notes how work flex is good for the environment.
LinkedIn | Apr 22 2015.
Swedish blog New View highlights the 1 Million for Work Flexibility movement.
New View | Apr 22 2015.
LiveOps Joins 1 Million for Work Flexibility to Support and Promote the Need for Flexible Work Opportunities for Everyone
As a flexible employer, LiveOps supports choice, freedom, and entrepreneurship. In this press release, LiveOps announces their support for the 1MFWF movement. With their involvement, LiveOps aims to help communicate the need for organizations of all types to embrace flexibility as part of their culture and create work environments that make it possible for everyone to thrive, both in their careers and in life.
LiveOps press release | April 14 2015.
1MFWF is featured in the MediaplanetUSA Modern Office campaign, launched within the San Francisco Chronicle and online.
Media Planet | March 27 2015.
Work flexibility can help keep employees engaged during springtime, whether they’re just eager to get some fresh air or suffering from allergies.
Practical Business Training | March 27 2015.
In recent months, a series of C-level male executives have resigned in the name of work-life balance. 1MFWF director Emma Plumb suggests that we need new workplace policies, not resignations.
Huffington Post | March 20 2015.
1MFWF director Emma Plumb notes that while work flexibility is critical for moms, they’re not the only ones who need a new workplace model.
Huffington Post | March 12 2015.
Working Through the Snow: This record-breaking winter shows the benefits of teleworking and flexible schedules
Work flexibility can be a huge benefit to both employers and employees during weather emergencies, writes 1MFWF director Emma Plumb.
US News | Feb 26 2015.
The holidays can be stressful for any working parent, but telecommuting can make the season a lot less stressful.
MomsRising | Nov 11 2014.
Undress4Succcess.com makes a call for support for 1MFWF.
Undress4Succcess | Nov 7 2014.
1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell asks what’s holding companies back from embracing telework.
LinkedIn | Oct 31 2014.
1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell shares her thoughts on the economics of work flexibility.
Huffington Post | October 28 2014.
1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell shares tips on requesting flexibility from your employer, in this Maria Shriver feature story.
NBC News | October 22 2014.
Kelly Wallace highlights new research on how men use flexibility, quoting 1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell.
CNN Living | October 21 2014.
In this final part of her interview with 1MFWF Supporter PGi, 1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell shares her vision for the future of flex.
PGi | October 16 2014.
Sara Sutton Fell is quoted in this article about the need for better policies for working mothers.
Women’s eNews | October 16 2014.
Help spread the word about the benefits of work flexibility for working mothers.
Working Mother | October 16 2014.
1MFWF Director Emma Plumb highlights National Work and Family Month and the first anniversary of 1MFWF.
Huffington Post | October 14 2014.
In part II of her interview with 1MFWF Supporter PGi, 1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell shares insights on managing flex workers.
PGi | October 8 2014.
Nick Bloom’s comparison of work flexibility to the Moneyball story resonates with this blogger.
Fairygodboss | October 8 2014.
1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell explains three of the biggest impacts work flexibility can and should have, and how we can get there.
LinkedIn | Oct 6 2014.
1MFWF Supporter PGi interviews 1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell about some of the top misconceptions about flexible work.
PGi | October 1 2014.
1MFWF Director Emma Plumb notes that we need to understand why we work the way we do in order to see that it’s time for change, in her latest contribution to a blog series produced by the Huffington Post and 1MFWF Supporter Great Work Cultures.
Huffington Post | September 16 2014.
Cloud computing can cut costs, prevent data disasters, and enable work flexibility.
The Suit | September 16 2014.
The Telework Coalition, a 1MFWF Supporter, shares four ways work flexibility is vitally important to individuals, to companies, and to society.
The Telework Coalition | September 15 2014.
Jessica Stillman highlights 1MFWF Director Emma Plumb’s take on the resignation of MongoDB CEO Max Schireson.
Inc. | August 19 2014.
1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell shares tips for bringing together distributed teams.
Switch & Shift | August 19 2014.
Summer Fridays might be a nice nod to flexibility, but working parents need access to more than just the occasional seasonal schedule adjustment.
MomsRising | Aug 4 2014.
1MFWF Director Emma Plumb shares her “remote worker” story on the Fuze blog.
Fuze | July 29 2014.
A humorous take on why more companies don’t yet embrace work flexibility.
Buzzfeed | July 24 2014.
1MFWF Director Emma Plumb highlights the link between work flexibility and work culture, launching a blog series produced by the Huffington Post and 1MFWF Supporter Great Work Cultures.
Huffington Post | July 15 2014.
What we need most of all in order for change to happen in the workplace is for workers themselves to speak up.
MomsRising | June 30 2014.
At LightCastle, flexibility has been part of the culture since the very beginning.
LightCastle Technical Consulting | June 27 2014.
While it’s true that working mothers need work flexibility, let’s not forget about the working dads, too.
Care2 | June 17 2014.
1MFWF Supporter MomsRising shares three reasons why work flexibility helps working moms and dads.
MomsRising | May 30 2014.
1MFWF Supporter Worldwide101 highlights the benefits of virtual work.
Worldwide101 | May 21 2014.
TheMomFair shares why they support the 1 Million for Work Flexibility movement.
The MomFair | April 24 2014.
1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell notes the many reasons workers need flexibility.
LinkedIn | April 10 2014.
1MFWF Founder Sara Sutton Fell shares three reasons why smart leaders embrace flexible work options.
Switch & Shift | April 3 2014.
Turning jobs into virtual positions is one of many great ways to go green when recruiting.
Green Business Bureau Blog | March 27 2014.
Here are five reasons working mothers should support 1 Million for Work Flexibility, straight from the mouths of those who have already joined the movement.
Mom Corps | March 10 2014.
The new San Francisco Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance went into effect on January 1. Here are four ways working families benefit from work flexibility.
Care2 | February 17 2014.
Vitesse Consulting announces its official support of 1 Million for Work Flexibility, strengthening both groups’ shared message that work flexibility is a win/win for businesses and their staff.
Newsday | December 23 2013.
Women across the country are joining 1 Million for Work Flexibility; add your voice to the mix.
Women for Hire | December 18 2013.
If your organization supports work flexibility, here’s how to brand your business as a flexible workplace.
Recruiter.com | December 13 2013.
Global Workplace Analytics highlights the goals of 1 Million for Work Flexibility.
Global Workplace Analytics | November 21 2013.
There are lots of reasons why people need flexibility at work. Here are the top 5, in the words of 1 Million for Work Flexibility supporters themselves.
Workshifting | November 20 2013.
There’s strength in numbers. If you already work from home, get involved to help make it an option for more people.
WAHM | November 15 2013.
Set priorities in your personal life to help you take steps towards the flexibility you need at work.
The Art of Good | November 11 2013.
Scott Behson shares some of the great reasons why people are joining 1 Million for Work Flexibility.
Fathers, Work and Family | November 4 2013.
If enough people voice their support for work flexibility, it will become the norm.
Mashable | November 2 2013.
If you are one of the 89% of workers looking for more work flexibility, sign up to make your voice heard.
Family Circle | October 30 2013.
Joining 1 Million for Work Flexibility will help create a voice for productive change.
A Better Virtual | October 29 2013.
Sara Sutton Fell shares her top ten reasons why companies should embrace flexibility.
Huffington Post | October 24 2013.
Although some big-name companies including HP, Yahoo, and Best Buy are cutting back on flexibility, leadership experts recommend they reconsider.
BusinessNewsDaily| October 24 2013.
Pressure is building for employers to embrace work flexibility.
Newsday | October 23 2013.
Work-life balance is a journey. Here are six ways to move in the right direction.
Care2 | October 23 2013.
October has been a busy month for work flexibility, with a new San Francisco Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance, HP’s call for “all hands on deck”, and 1 Million for Work Flexibility.
TLNT | October 22 2013.
Work flexibility is a trending topic in the US for 2013, from new municipal ordinances to movements like 1 Million for Work Flexibility.
XpertHR | October 21 2013.
Work flexibility is a growing trend in the workplace and a win/win for both employers and employees.
Business 2 Community | October 18 2013.
Work flexibility is a must-have for the environment and a great way to go green.
Green Business Bureau Blog | October 18 2013.
Scott Behson, professor of business management at Fairleigh Dickinson University and a busy, involved dad, highlights his support for 1 Million for Work Flexibility.
Fathers, Work and Family | October 15 2013.
Sara Sutton Fell, the initiator of 1 Million for Work Flexibility, writes about how she came up with the idea and why it’s so important.
Huffington Post | October 14 2013.