Tag: work from home

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7 Strategies to Convert a Traditional Office Job to a Work-from-Home Arrangement

By |May 18th, 2018|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , |

Despite workers being more productive in a home office and the bottom-line benefits of remote work to employers, many companies are still hesitant to embrace it. Here are seven suggestions to convince your boss to allow a work-from-home arrangement.

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How to Stay Connected When You Work from Home

By |March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , |

While working from home can sound heavenly at first, almost every remote worker can, at some point, experience moments of isolation. Here's how to stay connected.

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Work Flex News: FlexJobs’ 100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs in 2018, and More

By |January 26th, 2018|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

FlexJobs, 1MFWF's sister website, has released its fifth annual survey of the top 100 companies with remote jobs.

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Team Creation, Innovation, and Momentum Thrive in Remote Work Environments

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

Let's be clear: working from home doesn’t impede team creation, innovation, or momentum. An inflexible work environment does.

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How-To Guide: How to Manage Team Time Zone Challenges

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work, Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , , , |

It's not intuitively easy to communicate and collaborate while working across different time zones. That's why it's key to plan ahead carefully.

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Transit Woes Slowing You Down? Flex Could Help.

By |August 21st, 2017|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

New York's subway riders are having a "summer of hell". A variety of flexible work options could help address their transit woes.

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3 Industries Poised to Benefit from Flexibility

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

A few entire industries stand out for the potential to benefit wide swaths of the workforce by exploring opportunities in flex.

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Work Flex News: Dad Wearing His Newborn to Work, and More

By |July 28th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Tom Williams, a Chicago-based chiropractor, made headlines recently when the word spread about how he takes his newborn to work.

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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.

How-To Guide: How to Handle a “No” When You Ask for Work Flexibility

By |March 29th, 2017|Categories: Requesting Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

You’re a super star staffer. But when you ask your boss for some work flexibility, you get a big fat “No.” Here’s what to do to turn that “No” into a “Yes”.

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