Tag: benefits of flexibility

  • Flexible work is becoming the norm

Flexible Work Is Becoming the Norm: Here’s Why

By |August 21st, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

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.

  • Mother with flexible work that's helping to reduce the gender wage gap

How Flexible Work Is Reducing the Wage Gap for Mothers 

By |August 14th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility, Working Parents|Tags: , , |

Mothers continue to face a significant gap when it comes to employment and wages. But a new study shows that flexibility can help to alleviate that problem. Here's how flexibility can reduce the wage gap.

  • Clock for the five-hour workday,

Why Flexibility Is Great for Productivity: Kantaro and the Five-Hour Workday

By |July 13th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Have you ever considered allowing your employees to work a five-hour workday? If you're looking to boost productivity, you may want to consider it. Here's why.

  • Man finding it difficult to unplug on vacation

More Professionals Are Finding It Difficult to Unplug on Vacation

By |June 19th, 2018|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Do you find it difficult to unplug on vacation? You're certainly not alone. New research shows that only 44% of workers say they don't check in with the office at all while on vacation.

  • Woman who realizes that work flex can make your life better

How Work Flex Can Make Your Life Better, Both Fiscally and Physically

By |June 5th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Imagine having a job where you didn't have to spend money on things like gas, a professional wardrobe, or pricey lunches? Welcome to the world of remote work, a way of working that can make your life better.

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Flexibility Provides Mental Health Benefits

By |May 29th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Hundreds of thousands of American workers struggle with mental health problems that may affect everything from their moods and energy levels to their productivity and physical health. And one tool companies can use to help improve workers' mental health is frequently overlooked: the power of flexibility.

  • Work flexibility offers needed boost to military spouses

Work Flexibility Offers Needed Boost to Military Spouses

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

While honoring those who are active personnel in the military, we should also take a moment to remember sacrifices made by soldiers’ family members. And one way to help military spouses, in particular, is to offer flexible work options.

Film “Zero Weeks” Tackles U.S. Family Leave Crisis

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

A new film, Zero Weeks, examines all aspects of the nation's paid family leave problem through the eyes of real people who are struggling because of it.

  • Work opportunities for disabled workers

Disabled Workers Finding Greater Opportunities for Employment

By |May 10th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

In 2016, four times the number of disabled people joined the workforce than who were working working in the previous year. Here's how disabled workers are finding greater opportunities for employment.

  • Family experiencing family-friendly benefits

One Company Explains the Importance of Family-Friendly Benefits

By |May 8th, 2018|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , |

Great companies want to attract the best talent and keep them happy. While there’s no one-size-fits-all way to go about this, one company is making a big difference when it comes to family-friendly benefits.