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6 Ways to Inspire Your Remote Team


I 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.

2016 34

Develop and Retain the Next Gen Workforce


Time to Implement New Strategies to Attract or Retain Employees. These many needs/desires include: Flex-time work requests.

2014 48

Coexist Creates a Period Leave Policy


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

“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.” That is what he or she wants to hear. .

Job Sharing

Professional Resume Services

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)

Career Realism

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.

2017 56

More Companies Becoming Flexible with Work Hours

Ms. Career Girl

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.

How To Deal With Interviews When You’re Employed

Career Realism

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.

2016 30

Eggs, Milk and Discrimination: Parental Work Perks That Don’t Work


Extended parental leaves look great on paper, but in reality employees rarely use all that extra time. Not now, is the implication. Great!

2015 30

10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World

Career Realism

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. Remember that old cigarette ad that proclaimed: “You’ve come a long way, baby?”

#SHRM Benefits Survey: 40% More Companies Offer Telecommuting


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


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

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

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?

We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

Sklover Working Wisdom

“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

Career Realism

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!

2013 57

Friday Five: Year-End Bonuses


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


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


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’re familiar with using Facebook at work to waste time, not Facebook At Work to be productive. Late in 2015, Inc.

2016 37

letting new parents bring babies to work every day

Ask A Manager

Flex time, reasonable hours, good health insurance, and generous time off would be a better start than babies in the office. This has been done successfully at other organizations, including some government agencies and financial institutions, and I think that my office would be a good candidate. What do others think?

Survey Finds Digital Talent In Greatest Demand

Resume Bear

Freelancers Don’t Want to Return to Full-time Jobs. Nearly one in four plans for the career change to include working for a new company.

4 Ways To Reconnect With Your Career

Career Realism

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.

2013 39

What Gen Yers don't know about themselves

Penelope Trunk

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.

2011 62

update: I didn’t check references on a new hire and he’s struggling — should I check them now?

Ask A Manager

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

can I ask for a raise at my new job since I got a higher offer somewhere else?

Ask A Manager

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.

Employment Benefits: Negotiating For Life Insurance As Part Of Your Salary

Career Realism

Life insurance policies gain value, after time, as you pay into them. You base your life on integrity and diligence. personal-life-insurance.

4 Reasons You Don’t Want to Hire a Rockstar


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!

6 Ways to Sabotage Your Company Culture

Water Cooler Wisdom

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


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


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’


Do you remember the first time one of your childhood friends wanted something you had in your hand? Would I be happy with more vacation time?

Why Baby Boomers Should Listen to Gen Y | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

It’s Gen Y’s time to challenge outdated norms and create real change in an business environment where everyone can win. Why Baby Boomers are Exercising on Elliptical Trainers! My first reaction was dismay. Shortly after, I realized it is his generation who will be teaching our generation about customer relationships. Maybe.

Work/life balance – post recession career planning

Career Key

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. NYT reporter Lisa Belkin describes some of the preliminary impacts of the recession on flex-time policies, on site child care, and nursing mom benefits.

Career Change: Are You In For The Short Or Long Term?

Tim's Strategy

If you get the two confused, or try to do both at the same time, you’ll probably stay stuck where you are. a 24/7 call on your time and energy.

Hot Healthcare Recruiting Trends: Part 4 – Increasingly Sophisticated Retention Efforts


Flex-time and employee-based scheduling allow employees to have real input in scheduling shifts and balancing their lives. Trend #2.

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7 Collaboration Technologies You Need In A ROWE


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

Career Solvers

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

Most of the time, the posting is still up when you hear back, and more of the time you don’t hear back. I am a recent graduate (June 2013) and during my time at school got married and had 2 children (1 and 3 years old) and also relocated from Canada to the USA. Or do I list the name of the degree at the time I received it?

my manager is terrible at PowerPoint, having employees’ backs against racist clients, and more

Ask A Manager

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…. Nothing?

How Hiring Managers Make Hiring Decisions

Career Realism

I think I can get Jeff up to speed in no time. Plus, she did seem focused on questions about work hours and flex time. What gives?