Tag: telecommuting

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Washington Post Columnist Explains the Problem with Telecommuting

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Remote work is growing in popularity across the country and in many different industries, but there's still one major problem with telecommuting: managers and executives who aren't willing to give it a try.

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5 Benefits of Telecommuting For Employers and Employees

By |July 24th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

Rarely in the business world does one idea—one fundamental change in thinking—bring profound advantages for both a company and its workers. But the benefits of telecommuting and other flexible work options make it clear they fit that bill. Here are five big benefits of telecommuting for employees and employers!

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The History of Remote Work: 5 Fun Fast Facts

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , |

The history of remote work has deep roots, spanning several generations! These five fun facts about remote work might be eye-opening—and just might inspire you to look for a flexible job, too!

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3 Reasons Why Flexible Work is Worth the Effort

By |September 12th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Despite scores of articles about the pitfalls of flexibility, the flexible work trend continues. Here are three reasons flexible work is worth the effort.

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.

Work Flex News: The Most Desirable Employee Benefits, and More

By |February 24th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

A new study by Fracti found that the top three desired employee benefits are simple: medical benefits, flex time, and more vacation time.

Work Flex News: Is There Such a Thing As a ‘Bore Out’, and More

By |July 29th, 2016|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

We’ve all heard of being overstressed in the workplace, but what about being chronically bored? Read about the "bore out" trend and more.

How New Technology Will Change How You Work from Home

By |July 12th, 2016|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , |

From artificial intelligence assistants to virtual reality conferencing, the introduction of new types of technology will change how you work from home.

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Appen: Moving Flex Forward

By |March 28th, 2016|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

1MFWF talks with Appen about the company’s dedication to flex and how that has helped it succeed.

Work Flex News: How Two Women Became CEOs Through Job Sharing, and More

By |February 12th, 2016|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Read how two women progressed to the c-suite at UK-based cancer charity Macmillan via a shared role, and more.