The virtues of remote work are many. But taking a sick day reveals the challenges and benefits of working from home. Here's a look at both sides.
Whether it's shifting hours, telecommuting, going part-time, or choosing some other option, flexibility is a popular trend in workplaces around the world. To provide a taste of the direction these conversations have headed during the last decade or so, here are six TED Talks that touch on flexibility and its effect on the world of work.
Despite the attention the issue has received and the increasing number of new moms who want to—or need to—quickly return to their jobs, the stigma against breastfeeding at work remains.
It’s long been assumed that if you have a job, then you must work in an office. With little thought to the needs of individual workers, many employers continue to simply offer the same old traditional, in-office schedules. But the truth is, a traditional office job just isn’t for everyone. Here's why.
Job Sharing Gives Every Employee a Better Work-Life Balance, Especially Parents and the Differently Abled
Flexibility is more than just a nice perk. Here's how job sharing and work flexibility can help everyone achieve better work-life balance, especially parents and the differently abled.
World Mental Health Day is October 10, and if you haven’t already, you may start seeing more and more statistics on the correlation between flexible work and improved mental health. Here's how the two are related and what you need to know.
National Flex Day seeks to inspire employers and employees alike to unite behind the need for work flexibility, bring awareness to the benefits, and move the issue forward on a national scale. Here's how to celebrate!
Whether you can’t wait to exercise your brain power at work after you’ve enjoyed a few weeks off for maternity leave or you’re going back to your job kicking and screaming because your family needs the income, you may feel like you’re fighting a losing battle if you want to work and breastfeed. It can be done, certainly, but it is likely going to be a challenge. […]
As we recognize National Working Parents Day on September 16, it's a good time to honor the people who are successfully navigating the balancing act every day and to remember how providing work flexibility for parents can help them in their efforts.
After years of fighting for more flexibility, workers around the world can take heart in a simple fact: flexible work is becoming the new normal. Here's why it's taking root.