Tag: research

  • part-time work

Research Explainer: Part-Time Work Can Be Better By Design

By |October 10th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Work, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

When companies take time to formulate a plan for part-time work, design those positions, and implement things fairly, the results can be beneficial for all.

  • employee energy

Research Explainer: Family Focus Could Boost Employee Energy, Motivation

By |September 19th, 2017|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility, Working Parents|Tags: , , , , |

New research suggests that companies that help their workers strengthen family bonds will help boost employee energy as well as their bottom line.

  • 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.

  • flexible working

Take 5: Heejung Chung on Work Autonomy, Flexible Working, and Work-Life Balance

By |August 28th, 2017|Categories: Expert Interviews, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Dr. Heejung Chung is a labor market and welfare state researcher and professor in sociology and social policy at the University of Kent, United Kingdom.

  • telecommuting in the u.s.

The State of Telecommuting in the U.S. in 2017

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , |

FlexJobs recently partnered with Global Workplace Analytics to create the 2017 State of Telecommuting in the U.S. Employee Workforce report.

  • digital age

Take 5: Daniel Arnold on Flexible Work in the Digital Age

By |May 9th, 2017|Categories: Expert Interviews, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dr. Daniel Arnold helped organize an interdisciplinary conference on “Flexible Work in the Digital Age", focused on work flexbility and work-life balance.

Don’t Miss: How Office Culture Can Crush Women’s Ambitions, and More

By |April 28th, 2017|Categories: Don't Miss: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Research from Boston Consulting Group reveals that women’s reluctance to apply for senior roles may stem from company culture more than lack of ambition.

Report Summary: “State of the American Workplace,” Gallup

By |April 13th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

According to Gallup's new "State of the American Workplace," just 33 percent of workers are engaged at work. Work flexibility could help.

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.

Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”, Social Forces

By |March 13th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

A new study shows that the majority of telecommuting takes place after hours and on weekends, without a correlated increase in earnings.

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