Tag: working parents

  • The 9-to-5 is dead

The 9-to-5 Is Dead for 94% of British Workers, and More News

By |December 7th, 2018|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Here are some recent items not to miss, including why 2018 is the year of the flexible workforce and why the 9-to-5 is dead for British workers.

  • Work flexibility for parents

How Work Flexibility for Parents Can Be Life-Changing

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , |

As we recognize National Working Parents Day on September 16, it's a good time to honor the people who are successfully navigating the balancing act every day and to remember how providing work flexibility for parents can help them in their efforts.

  • 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.

  • Non-parents with work flexibility

Why Flexibility is Great for Non-Parents, Too

By |March 27th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

Unfortunately, the different wants and needs of non-parents sometimes don't get the same attention and understanding from managers when it comes to work flex. Here's why flexibility is great for non-parents, too.

  • Stay-at-home moms and dads with the parenthood penalty

Do Stay-at-home Moms and Dads Face a “Parenthood Penalty?”

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , |

Do stay-at-home moms and dads face a parenthood penalty? We take a look at a recent survey that explores the topic at length.

It’s Working Project: Flex Solutions

By |February 1st, 2018|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , , |

In this Q&A, Julia Beck talks about her own family's history with parenting and flexibility, as well as the future of the It's Working Project.

  • Katrina Alcorn

Video: Juggling Work and Family as a New Parent—More Joy, Less Stress

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility, Working Parents|Tags: , , , , , , |

This 1MFWF and ThirdPath Institute webinar featuring Katrina Alcorn focused on increasing the joys of balancing work and family as a new parent.

  • promoting mental health

Supervisor Support and Work Flexibility: A Winning Combination in Promoting Mental Health

By |December 18th, 2017|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

Current research shows that mental health supports in the workplace—including supervisory support and increased work flexibility—can be a game changer.

  • innovation

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.

  • back to work

Getting Parents Back to Work With Flexibility

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Work Flexibility Stories|Tags: , , , |

Miranda Gregory of GPS Return is helping to make getting back to work after a career break a normal, accepted, and expected step in every parent’s career.