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5 Connections Between Mental Health and Flexible Work Options

By |May 30th, 2017|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

Flexible work options play a very direct role in people’s well-being when it comes to work, stress, and mental health.

3 Unexpected Lessons I’ve Learned Working For A Company That Values Work Flexibility

By |March 9th, 2017|Categories: Work Flexibility Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

There are some surprising things I've learned in my new position that have come to shape the way I’ll look at working for the remainder of my career.

The Business Case: Why the Brain Needs Work Flexibility

By |February 7th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

The brain works better, delivering more creative and innovative thoughts and ideas, when it has downtime. In other words, the brain needs work flexibility.

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Author Insights: Reva Seth on The MomShift

By |December 15th, 2016|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Working Parents|Tags: , , , , |

Reva Seth is the best-selling author of The MomShift: Women Share Their Stories of Career Success After Children.

Working On Your Own Terms

By |November 8th, 2016|Categories: Work Flexibility Stories|Tags: , , , , |

This flexibility story comes from Katsiaryna Hubchyk, who has created the flexibility she needs to work on her own terms.

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Take 5: Lonnie Golden on the Economics of Work Flexibility and Worker Happiness

By |October 25th, 2016|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility, Expert Interviews|Tags: , , , , |

Lonnie Golden is a Professor of Economics and Labor & Employment Relations at Penn State University, Abington College.

Research Explainer: “Gender Discrepancies in the Outcomes of Schedule Control on Overtime Hours and Income in Germany,” European Sociological Review

By |October 4th, 2016|Categories: Flexible Schedules, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

A new study shows that people who have more control over their schedules tend to work longer hours than those who have less control.

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Lessons from Investment Banks and the Dangers of Overwork

By |May 18th, 2016|Categories: Expert Interviews|Tags: , , |

When people have autonomy in a workplace, we may have to worry less about them shirking their duties and more about them falling prey to overwork.

Why Ultradian Rhythms Matter at Work

By |April 13th, 2016|Categories: Flexible Schedules|Tags: , , |

By figuring out when you have your peak energy, you can not only be in tune with your ultradian rhythm, but also be your most productive.

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Author Insights: Charles Siegel on the Politics of Simple Living

By |January 8th, 2015|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Part-Time Work|Tags: , , |

Charles Siegel, author of The Politics of Simple Living, explains the potential economic and social benefits of work-time choice.