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How to Ask for Flexible Working Hours

By |September 11th, 2018|Categories: Requesting Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Even if you’re confident that a flexible schedule will lead to a more balanced life for you and boost your productivity for your company, it can still be difficult to ask your boss for flex. Here are some tips to ask for flexible working hours.

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Hourly Workers Are Often the Least Likely to Get Flexible Work Options

By |June 26th, 2018|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

As more companies create flexible work plans and incorporate these options into their core strategies, it may be tempting to think that the fight for flex is over. But many people still cannot access flexible work options. And sometimes, it is the people who need it most who are least likely to have it.

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Contest: Make 2018 Your Year of Work Flexibility

By |January 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , |

Are you ready to make 2018 your year for flex? This whole month of January, 1MFWF is running a contest to see what type of flex would best fit your life.

Work Flex News: The Hidden Penalty of Motherhood, and More

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

The “motherhood penalty" describes the earnings lost when a woman enters into motherhood (on average, a 5-10 percent loss).

4 Tips To Make Your Current Job More Flexible

By |April 12th, 2017|Categories: Requesting Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

What if you could tailor your job to fit your work/life needs? You may be surprised to find that to make your job more flexible, you just have to ask.

How-to Guide: How to Develop Skills for Effective Flex

By |April 10th, 2017|Categories: Requesting Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Here are six skills to develop now that should help you prove you're ready for flexibility when your time to ask arrives.

How-To Guide: How to Handle a “No” When You Ask for Work Flexibility

By |March 29th, 2017|Categories: Requesting Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

You’re a super star staffer. But when you ask your boss for some work flexibility, you get a big fat “No.” Here’s what to do to turn that “No” into a “Yes”.

Why Flex Requests Should Be Reason-Blind

By |March 17th, 2017|Categories: Requesting Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

There’s a dirty little secret when it comes to work flexibility—not all flexible work requests are treated equally.

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Take 5: Ian Reynolds on Work, Life, and Engagement at Johns Hopkins

By |January 12th, 2017|Categories: Expert Interviews, Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , , , , |

Ian Reynolds is Director of WorkLife and Community Programs in the Office of Work, Life and Engagement at Johns Hopkins.

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Author Insights: Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman on The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit

By |January 5th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman are co-authors of The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.

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