Tag: vacation

  • Parents whose coworkers donated vacation time

Coworkers Are Donating Vacation Time to New Parents

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , |

A new trend in the workplace involves colleagues collecting their vacation days, and then donating them to the new parents on their teams.

  • older workers

Work Flex News: Why Older Workers Keep Staying on the Job, and More

By |September 29th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

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.

Work Flex News: Beyond Inbox Zero, and More

By |December 30th, 2016|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Putting in long hours, answering emails on weekends, and general overwork are not new concepts—but why are people working so much?

Work Flex News: New California Law for Working Parents, and More

By |December 31st, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

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.

Work Flex News: The Employees Shut Inside Coffins, and More

By |December 18th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

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.

  • take back your time

Spotlight On… Take Back Your Time

By |November 23rd, 2015|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , , |

Take Back Your Time aims to educate both employers and employees on the much-needed benefits of vacation time.

Work Flex News: Job Flexibility Helps Poor People Move to the Middle Class, and More

By |September 11th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Increased job flexibility would enable parents to make choices that would better allow for future mobility for their children.

How Do We Make Unlimited Time Off Work, Work?

By |September 1st, 2015|Categories: Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , |

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.

How Downtime Actually Makes Us More Productive

By |March 20th, 2014|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

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.