Tag: working parents

  • 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.

  • older workers

Don’t Miss: Why Older Workers Keep Staying on the Job, and More

By |September 29th, 2017|Categories: Don't Miss: 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.

  • Badger Maps

Badger Maps: Moving Flex Forward

By |September 26th, 2017|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight, Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

In this Q&A, Steven Benson, founder and CEO of Badger Maps, talks about the culture, gender balance, and flex that have helped it become a rising star.

  • 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.

  • work flexibility stigma

Tackling the Work Flexibility Stigma

By |August 10th, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , , |

Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, CEO of Mirvac, leads a discussion on the face of flexible work today in a video called “Workplace Flexibility: The Business Case."

  • diversity problem in Silicon Valley

1MFWF Director Speaks at Stanford on the Diversity Problem in Silicon Valley

By |July 31st, 2017|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility, Events on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Emma Plumb, director of 1MFWF, recently spoke at Stanford about work flexibility and the diversity problem in Silicon Valley.

  • Affordable Child Care

Affordable Child Care, Flexibility are Both Important for Working Parents

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , |

While affordable child care is one tool that could be used to address the challenges facing working parents, another is improved work flexibility.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Community Engagement

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Learn more from 1MFWF supporters who have weighed in on why community engagement is one of the benefits of work flexibility.

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.

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