Almost 40 percent of U.S. workers lack access to even one paid sick day, according to a new report.
Technology has created a world in which we don't need to come to work in order to actually get work done. As leaders, this creates a diverse opportunity to re-imagine and re-design a more flexible, happier workforce, which values connection to work and strategic results above all else.
Researchers found there are a few key things that indicate whether it's a good idea for an employee to work remotely.
The 'care economy' allows people time to both make a living and do what they most care about.
Increasing numbers of dual-income families means that these issues also hit home with working fathers -- fathers who are spending more hours parenting than ever before. But flexibility and the opportunity to learn, grow and advance are also a primary concern to Millennials
After evaluating her findings, Munsch said that the onus falls on employers to remedy the situation by adopting more transparent
Flexibility at work is important to many employees, but perhaps to no group more so than parents. An arrangement that lets
Do you exercise? I feel like I don't have time not to exercise. I can spend 28 minutes on a three mile run and feel like
Ironically, finding jobs they enjoyed resulted in work playing a less central role in their lives. "We're certainly dedicated
"Having both of us at home let us work through thoughts and feelings as they came up. My employer was tremendously supportive
"If we insist on judging (and compensating) our employees by the amount of time they spend behind their desk, in the shop
Experts agree that workplace flexibility is viable only when both the employer and employee mutually benefit from the program. So how do we know that what's good for the goose (employee) is also good for the gander (employer)?