Tag: work and family

  • breaking the mold

Author Insights: Lotte Bailyn on Breaking the Mold

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Professor of Management Lotte Bailyn literally wrote the book on work flexibility, back in 1993. How far have we come, as she wrote, in breaking the mold?

  • caregiving

Busting the Myths: Do Parents Have to Choose Between Work and Caregiving?

By |October 12th, 2017|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , , , |

Too often couples feel pushed to choose between work and caregiving. But a growing community of parents is showing us new ways to navigate this challenge.

  • back to school

Back to School, Back to Flex

By |October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Work Flexibility Stories|Tags: , , , , |

Erica Storm is an attorney and a mom who uses work flexibility to make life work for her family, especially at back to school time.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lauren Smith Brody

Author Insights: Lauren Smith Brody on the Fifth Trimester

By |July 11th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Working Parents|Tags: , , , , , |

Lauren Smith Brody is the former executive editor of Glamour magazine, writer, producer, consultant, speaker, and the author of The Fifth Trimester.

  • Make It Work

Spotlight on… Make It Work

By |June 15th, 2017|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

Make It Work is a national campaign dedicated to helping working families by advocating for policies that meet their needs.

Fake Flexibility: Proposed “Comp Time” Legislation is a Fraud

By |May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Legislation on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Why would anyone think we need H.R. 1180, the Working Families Flexibility Act, when clearly we don’t need it and our employees don’t need it?

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.

Hope Beyond Fibroids: My Fibroids & Infertility Journey

By |April 26th, 2017|Categories: Work Flexibility Stories|Tags: , , , |

A regular “9 to 5” would not have been able to accommodate the demands fibroids and infertility made on my body and time.

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