6 Ways to Inspire Your Remote Team
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
have writers that I know can handle and deliver the project on-time and stay on a topic just by providing them with a title. That’s it.
Develop and Retain the Next Gen Workforce
MARCH 18, 2014
Time to Implement New Strategies to Attract or Retain Employees. These many needs/desires include: Flex-time work requests.
Coexist Creates a Period Leave Policy
MARCH 3, 2016
HR flex-time sexism in the workplace sick timeAnd this is unfair. At Coexist we are very understanding. Ridiculous!
“Telecommuting and Flex-Time – 15 Steps for Your Request and Success”
Sklover Working Wisdom
MARCH 27, 2014
“Waste your time and you waste your life, or master your time and master your life.”. - Alan Lakein . In addition, this trend often enables reduced commuting costs and time for the employee, and reduced real estate and related costs for the employer, surely a “win-win.” Incorporate flexibility. Always be creative. Always
Professional Resume Services
JUNE 20, 2012
Being flexible and able to accept phone calls on non-work time is also helpful. My mom did job sharing when I was young. Neatness counts.
How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward)
JANUARY 2, 2017
It’s business time… so, let’s get down to business. How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward). Work It Daily. Let’s talk about salary.
How To Deal With Interviews When You’re Employed
OCTOBER 4, 2016
It is best to be honest about your schedule and your times of availability from the get-go. If it will be impossible to schedule calls or in-person interviews during certain days of the week or particular times of the day, be sure to share this with a prospective hiring manager or a recruiter. Flex Wherever Possible.
More Companies Becoming Flexible with Work Hours
Ms. Career Girl
NOVEMBER 1, 2011
For some, however, they work under what is known as flex time, allowing them to have some flexibility with the hours they put in on a weekly basis.
10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World
MAY 27, 2014
Work can be quite stressful at times, and it’s women who bear the brunt of work-related stress. Flex Time Is Too Rigid. In 1980, the movie “9 to 5” introduced us to the concept of flex time, but it has not taken off as a trend. Related: 7 Ways Women Can Achieve Happiness & Satisfaction In Their Careers.
Eggs, Milk and Discrimination: Parental Work Perks That Don’t Work
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
Extended parental leaves look great on paper, but in reality employees rarely use all that extra time. Not now, is the implication. Great!
#SHRM Benefits Survey: 40% More Companies Offer Telecommuting
JUNE 20, 2016
According to SHRM’s 2016 Employee Benefits Survey , published today, 40% more organizations offer telecommuting in 2016 than in 1996.
Top Four: Marissa Mayer’s Maternity Leave Problem
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
This Buzzfeed video from 2014 is still on point: Marrisa Mayer aside, it’s time to get serious about parental leave in the U.S.
The Workplace that Employers Will Need to Have in the Future
Corn on the Job
OCTOBER 2, 2015
More employers are offering formal and informal work/life balance programs this year, like telecommuting (53), flex-time (60%) and sabbaticals (39%).
Choosing A Career With Family In Mind
Professional Resume Services
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
How much time do you want to spend with your family? Your work will take some time away from your family. Full time, part time?
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Sklover Working Wisdom
APRIL 17, 2014
“Telecommuting or Flex-Time”. Sooner or later, nearly everyone faces a need to work from home for a day, a week, a month, or longer.
4 Ways To Make Monday Feel Like Friday
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
Afford yourself some extra minutes of snooze time by showering the night before and by having your clothes ironed and ready to go. Be thankful!
Friday Five: Year-End Bonuses
DECEMBER 11, 2015
It’s that time again. This isn’t the first time Hilcorp has been in the news for lavish across-the-board bonuses. Main St.
Top 5 #Workplace Blogs of the Week
MAY 9, 2014
Apparently, It Is All About the Money: Time to cut through the B.S. Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the Top 5 Blogs in the #Workplace.
How Remote Workers and Flextime Are Changing How We All Work
JANUARY 18, 2016
Remote workers help employers save on office and infrastructure costs and for some sectors, the inherent flexibility of remote work – not bound by time or space – is the right fit for the job. We also have more opportunities to determine our work life balance, as flex time and remote work becomes increasingly common.
letting new parents bring babies to work every day
Ask A Manager
JULY 22, 2015
Flex time, reasonable hours, good health insurance, and generous time off would be a better start than babies in the office. What would be your primary concerns? Call me an ogre, but I’m not a fan. I’m not a fan because of the distraction and disruption it’ll create, both for the parent and for other employees.
Survey Finds Digital Talent In Greatest Demand
JULY 22, 2012
Freelancers Don’t Want to Return to Full-time Jobs. Highlights include the following: Employees Value Salary First and Foremost.
4 Ways To Reconnect With Your Career
MARCH 6, 2013
It pays decently, or more-than-decently, and/or provides some other Holy Grail-type perks, such as flex time or, the Grail of all Grails, good group health insurance. This article is part of an exclusive month-long program on CAREEREALISM to help readers break free of The Golden Handcuff Effect. The P.E.P. It happens a lot. The P.E.P.
Employment Benefits: Negotiating For Life Insurance As Part Of Your Salary
APRIL 3, 2014
Life insurance policies gain value, after time, as you pay into them. You base your life on integrity and diligence. personal-life-insurance.
update: I didn’t check references on a new hire and he’s struggling — should I check them now?
Ask A Manager
AUGUST 21, 2015
He was given more time to begin improving but failed to follow through. He also went on to say that his behavior was an issue he’s been dealing with for a long time. Remember the letter-writer who was wondering whether she should go back and check the references of a struggling new hire ? Here’s the update. updates
What Gen Yers don't know about themselves
JULY 15, 2011
But it’s hard to hate people you hang out with all the time, and the truth is, I’ve spend the last ten years being a Gen Xer surrounded by Gen Yers.
can I ask for a raise at my new job since I got a higher offer somewhere else?
Ask A Manager
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
The benefits are great, I have flex-time, and my boss has been very enthusiastic during my onboarding (basically running around telling everyone how excited she is to have me join the company). A reader writes: I recently just started working for a new company 2 weeks ago that I really enjoy. But I’d leave that to them to bring up.
4 Reasons You Don’t Want to Hire a Rockstar
AUGUST 31, 2016
Maybe you throw in two days of flex time a week, so long as they get their time sheets in on time. They’ll Be High — All the Time. The very fact that you’re looking for a rockstar means that you too are behind the times. Your startup just secured a new wave of funding. Congratulations! You’ve
6 Ways to Sabotage Your Company Culture
Water Cooler Wisdom
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
invest funds, resources and time accordingly. For example, you can talk up work-life integration all you want, but if your managers don’t support some flex time in. At a recent speaking engagement, a vice president of HR stopped over. to chat with me. Her CEO was so impressed that she received a bonus and a promotion. But too.
Managers & FLSA Laws Stifling Work Flex Adoption
JUNE 15, 2012
Is Flex Work Week Scheduling Possible? Work Flex time offered by 77 percent of workplaces (up from 66 percent in 2005).
Showing Your Employees You Care, On The Cheap
FEBRUARY 15, 2013
Flex-time. Allow your employees the option to schedule their time at work around the core-hours of the day. Summer hours.
The Negotiation Table: Know Your Cards And When To Play Em’
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
Would I be happy with more vacation time? Would Take the time to write down on a piece of paper your thoughts, questions, and answers.
Why Baby Boomers Should Listen to Gen Y | Boomers Next Step
Boomers Next Step
FEBRUARY 6, 2011
It’s Gen Y’s time to challenge outdated norms and create real change in an business environment where everyone can win. My first reaction was dismay. Shortly after, I realized it is his generation who will be teaching our generation about customer relationships. little scary? Maybe. environment. College Grad Life [.] Designed by
Work/life balance – post recession career planning
DECEMBER 23, 2008
But for those of you choosing a long-term career path , what does the current economy mean for your future flex-time schedule? Probably not much - time is on your side. For many in this recession, getting a job, much less a family friendly job, is the goal. See Working Woman Magazine’s 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers.
Career Change: Are You In For The Short Or Long Term?
MAY 13, 2011
24/7 call on your time and energy. change of job conditions from flex-time at home to face-time in the office. Job Hunters.
Hot Healthcare Recruiting Trends: Part 4 – Increasingly Sophisticated Retention Efforts
SEPTEMBER 8, 2012
Flex-time and employee-based scheduling allow employees to have real input in scheduling shifts and balancing their lives. Trend #2.
7 Collaboration Technologies You Need In A ROWE
APRIL 18, 2013
ROWE is not telework, flex-time, or a “work from home” program. All revisions are tracked and we can roll back any time.
Average Pay Increase for 2014 Projected at 2.9 Percent
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
According to a recent compensation study by Mercer, the average projected merit increase for 2014 will be 2.9
asking for a job description before interviewing, turning down an offer, and more
Ask A Manager
JULY 13, 2013
Most of the time, the posting is still up when you hear back, and more of the time you don’t hear back. When they ask why I haven’t worked, I most often say that during that time I wanted to focus on school, but none of the employers seem to like that answer. Here we go… 1. ” 2. ” 3. weeks)? Yes. 5.
my manager is terrible at PowerPoint, having employees’ backs against racist clients, and more
Ask A Manager
MARCH 30, 2016
Generally, I tell them that my employees are excellent (they are) and that I don’t have time to deal with them directly, and tell my employees that they have my permission to get strict with the clients, right on up to the point of saying “you can go hire someone else, then” if they want or need to. Here we go…. 1. Nothing?
How Hiring Managers Make Hiring Decisions
APRIL 2, 2013
think I can get Jeff up to speed in no time. Plus, she did seem focused on questions about work hours and flex time. I What gives?