Tag: flexible schedule

  • FWAs

Research Explainer: Changing Managers’ Attitudes May Boost Flexibility

By |September 5th, 2017|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility, Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , , , |

Managers' attitudes toward FWAs can be critical to their implementation. A new study identifies the extent to which those attidudes toward FWAs may change.

  • transit

Transit Woes Slowing You Down? Flex Could Help.

By |August 21st, 2017|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

New York's subway riders are having a "summer of hell". A variety of flexible work options could help address their transit woes.

  • be more productive

Want to Be More Productive? Ditch the Eight-Hour Workday

By |August 17th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Work|Tags: , , |

If you had eight hours or four hours in which to work, which one would you say would allow you to be more productive? Eight hours, right? Not necessarily.

  • Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

Author Insights: Alex Soojung-Kim Pang on Rest

By |July 25th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Part-Time Work|Tags: , , |

Drawing on history, neuroscience, and psychology, Alex Soojung-Kim Pang argues that leisure and mind-wandering are essential components to creative lives.

  • want flexibility

Don’t Miss: Women Want Flexibility; Men Want Control, and More

By |June 30th, 2017|Categories: Don't Miss: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

The gap is widening between men and women when it comes to wanting greater workplace flexibility versus more pay.

Celebrating the Evolution of the Flex Culture

By |March 7th, 2017|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

At our annual conference, the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance celebrates individuals and organizations leading the way in the flex culture revolution.

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.

  • gender pay gap

The Gender Pay Gap: An Interview with Harvard Economist Claudia Goldin

By |November 15th, 2016|Categories: Expert Interviews, Working Parents|Tags: , , , , |

1MFWF spoke with economic historian and a labor economist Claudia Goldin about how flexibility could help eliminate the gender pay gap.

Don’t Miss: It’s Time to Kill the 9-to-5, and More

By |September 30th, 2016|Categories: Don't Miss: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Being hung up on the clock doesn’t actually make sense for most people, and ends up costing employers thousands of dollars a year.

Research Explainer: “Predicting Access to Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility”, Center for American Progress

By |August 30th, 2016|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

A new report from the Center for American Progress shows that people who have the greatest need for flexibility aren't always the most likely to have it.

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