A new trend in the workplace involves colleagues collecting their vacation days, and then donating them to the new parents on their teams.
A recent study shows that many older workers stay in the workforce not because they have to, but because they enjoy their meaningful and flexible work.
As of January 1 2016, a new California law will allow working parents to take up to 40 hours each year to tend to school related matters.
In South Korea, one employer is requiring employees to partake in their own pretend funeral ceremonies to help the find a greater appreciation for life.
Increased job flexibility would enable parents to make choices that would better allow for future mobility for their children.
For flexible work policies like unlimited time off to flourish, you need trust, top-down support and a shift from measuring productivity by time at a desk.
We need downtime to help our brains function at a high level. Flex schedules and working from home help us gain control over our time and rest our brains.