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Flexible Work Schedules

The 'Right to Request': Workplace Flexibility Takes Leaps and Bounds

Sophie Wade | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Sophie Wade

‎Whatever one's affiliation, companies' shareholders will be best served all round if leaders are well informed about "Right to Request" flexible working policies and adopt them. Let's build upon the current progress and these announcements and continue to stride forward. O

White House Summit on Working Families Marks a 'New Movement'

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Ellen Galinsky

In many ways the Summit, held on June 23rd, felt like a movement, a combination of a political pep rally and a church service with crowds of true believers jumping to their feet, calling out from the audience, and cheering.

The One Morning Work Mistake You Can't Recover From

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business

Rolling into the office around 9:30 a.m. every day may be killing your career, even if you stay late to put in a full day's worth of work. A new s...

My Team's Selfishness is Great for Our Clients

Stacy Crinks | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Stacy Crinks

I encourage each person on my team to selfishly (openly, honestly) communicate where, when, and on what she'd like to work, so we can together create a work experience that she loves.

Both Employers And Employees Can Benefit From Greater Workplace Flexibility, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

More than two-thirds of U.S. workers feel a constant strain between meeting the demands of their work schedules and tending to their personal lives. H...

Top 5 Tips for Helping Lead a Productive and Happy Team

Erin Daruszka | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Erin Daruszka

I am managing a team of 11. My main goal is for them to be happy and productive. How do I optimize that experience for them? By not micromanaging and allowing them to work where they work best.

Brilliant People's Schedules: The Real Story for Women Writers

Anna Leahy | Posted 06.15.2014 | Books
Anna Leahy

Victor Hugo visited his barber daily; I haven't had a haircut in 15 months. Balzac consumed as many as 50 cups of coffee per day; I recently switched to iced green tea. Every day, Charles Darwin built in three walks and some idleness; I forgot to exercise this week.

Flexible Work Arrangements: Priceless Perk or Career Killer?

Kristen Kennedy | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Kristen Kennedy

At this point in my career, I wouldn't take a position with a company that didn't offer some kind of flexible work arrangement. And yet, I rarely take advantage of all flexibility I have.

Sophie Wade: Your Diversified Career in 2014: Own It. Work It. Love It.

Sophie Wade | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Sophie Wade

Reframe your working experience and think about your past and potential future moves strategically, rather than as disconnected elements.

10 Things Managers Are Afraid to Tell the CEO

Kyra Cavanaugh | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Kyra Cavanaugh

Don't encourage middle managers to tell their employees to live your corporate values unless you're visibly acting them out yourself. And be honest with yourself about it.

Sophie Wade: The Diversified Career: This IS the New Normal

Sophie Wade | Posted 02.08.2014 | Women
Sophie Wade

Society, and culture, has changed around us and with us over the past few decades. It's evolution at work, or perhaps another revolution, as where we are now seems to be a high-tech iteration of somewhere we've been before.

People Are Your Best Assets? Prove It!

Dan Henry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dan Henry

It's popular today to talk up people as a company's best assets. It's true -- people are in fact the secrets that elevate good businesses to great ones. But talk alone isn't going to get you far. To truly benefit from those great hires, you've got to invest actual energy in them.

Work-Life Law May Be Coming to Your City

Eve Tahmincioglu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Eve Tahmincioglu

Discussions about using flexibility in order to make work "work" better for employees and employers can be difficult and that's why some people try to avoid them. But what if you were forced to sit down and talk?

Top 10 Benefits of Flexible Work Policies for Companies

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 12.25.2013 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

As a small business owner, I've witnessed firsthand over the last seven years the benefits of family-friendly policies and work-life benefits, both for my staff members and my company.

Flex: What If You Don't? Squandering Corporate Value

Sophie Wade | Posted 12.15.2013 | Business
Sophie Wade

Despite all the data showing positive impact, there is a lingering general perception among corporations that workplace flexibility is an employee perk that should be earned, and otherwise is not worth the effort.

The Launch of 1 Million for Work Flexibility

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

Today is the launch of 1 Million for Work Flexibility, the first national initiative to bring people together and create a collective voice in support...

Kathryn Sollmann: Find Financial Security and Inner Peace

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 12.09.2013 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

It's undeniable that loosening your grip on your smartphone, being in the moment with your children and replacing multi-tasking with uni-tasking leads to greater well-being.

Hello Meg Whitman! Telecommuters Are Not the Problem

Eve Tahmincioglu | Posted 12.08.2013 | Business
Eve Tahmincioglu

Both HP and Yahoo's CEOs seem to think more face time translates into more light bulbs above employees' heads. But is that really true?

WATCH: The Biggest Challenges Of Working Remotely

Posted 09.26.2013 | Healthy Living

It's undeniable that working remotely offers employees more freedom, but does the flexibility make it harder to strike a successful work-life balance?...

Stop Looking for the Best Employees

Dan Henry | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business
Dan Henry

Progressive organizations and their HR people spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to attract "the best" employees. Here's the secret: you can't.

Making a Progressive Work Culture Work

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Allison O'Kelly

As employers, it doesn't make a lot of sense to lose talent just because we aren't having conversations with employees about the best way to align work and family and making the often small adjustments that will keep them around.

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

What Happened To Our Marriage When We Stopped Focusing On Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.17.2013 | Weddings

This story is the third of four profiles of couples taking a third metric approach to matrimony, prioritizing wellbeing and fun ahead of wealth, statu...

Work Flexibility Has Become a Revolution in 2013

Carol Evans | Posted 10.15.2013 | Women
Carol Evans

Flextime was invented by, for and because of women. We are still the only gender that can have babies, and flexing our way back from maternity leave is one of the great solutions to help women stay in the workforce.

Why Women Helping Women Is Essential to Workplace Flexibility

Stacey Brooks Delo | Posted 10.15.2013 | Parents
Stacey Brooks Delo

There's so much discussion around "what working moms want" these days. But let's face it folks, it's pretty simple -- they want to be able to work, to continue contributing with their education and experience, and still feel like they are able to be a good mom.

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

'We Make A Conscious Choice Every Day To Be Happy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.15.2013 | Weddings

This story is the first of four profiles of couples taking a third metric approach to matrimony, prioritizing wellbeing and fun ahead of wealth, statu...