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Does Flextime Lead to Better Health and Less Burnout?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Without question, more and more employees are asking their employers for more flexibility, but does flextime really decrease rates of burnout and lead to better health outcomes? What do you think?

7 Ways Businesses Can Surf the Silver Tsunami and Survive

Janice Celeste | Posted 09.08.2016 | Business
Janice Celeste

The Silver Tsunami refers to the takeover of an aging workforce. By 2020, 25 percent of the United States workforce will be comprised of workers age 55 and older. For the first time in history, there will be four generations of employees in the workforce.

Detecting Leadership Buy-in for Work-life Change: 5 Indicators for HR Professionals

Kyra Cavanaugh | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
Kyra Cavanaugh

When the human-resources staff of a company or organization reaches out to an HR/work-life consultancy, it's usually because they've gotten the green light to implement some kind of change in their organization--culture, flextime, resiliency, etc.

A Totally Cool New Way to Look at Worker Health

Robin Hardman | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Robin Hardman

The goal is to convince employers to think of on-the-job health and safety as just one part of an integrated whole that also includes worker wellness and well-being.

The Real Reason Some Women Are More Engaged At Work

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.25.2013 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Women are still paid less than men by the same employer for the same work and are still underrepresented at the executive level across a multitude of fields. Yet guess who a recent Gallup report found are more dedicated employees? Women.

Lessons from a Feminist Paradise on Equal Pay Day

Christina Hoff Sommers | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Christina Hoff Sommers

Sweden seems to be an egalitarian, feminist utopia. So why are American women ahead of their Swedish counterparts in breaking through the glass ceiling?

Racism, Sexism and Now Flexism: Being Anti-Flex Puts You On Wrong Side of... Everything

Carol Evans | Posted 07.12.2013 | Women
Carol Evans

Anyone following this mislead will be on the wrong side of working moms, marathoners, the differently abled, the young, the aging, the executive caring for her in-laws, even the single guy with a new puppy!

4 Ways to Negotiate Flex Time (Unless You Work for Yahoo!)

Dawn Papandrea | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Dawn Papandrea

Working from home is certainly not for everyone, but if you've proven your worth by being a productive, enthusiastic, and dedicated employee, your boss might give you a chance to prove Marissa Mayer wrong.

Even in a Recession, Flex Makes (Dollars and) Sense

Nanette Fondas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nanette Fondas

Flex time, job-sharing, compressed schedules, and telecommuting: these workplace practices are needed now more than ever as we juggle the demands of work and other life commitments in a global, 24/7 economy.