Flextime

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Job Search tool for Flexible Jobs

There are a lot of perceptions of what work from home jobs and other flexible jobs can be, and quite honestly, most of them are outdated. We compiled this list of 100 of the Most Surprising Flexible Jobs, Past and Present, in order to help showcase that flexible work – meaning telecommuting, freelance, part-time, flexible, … Continue reading

UK – An additional 8.7 million want to work flexibly right now

Flexible working is now an everyday part of life in Britain. 8 million people work part time (30 hours a week or less) and around 4 million usually work from home. For the first time, Timewise can reveal that an additional 8.7 million UK-based full time workers want to work flexibly right now (whether part … Continue reading

India’s Women Members of the CA Institute – A flexi working portal

The CA Institute has launched a ‘flexi working portal for its women members’.  This portal– http://womenportal.icai.org/ will help women members of the CA Institute find suitable opportunities including part-time/flexi-hours jobs, or jobs with work from home option, K Raghu, President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India said. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the … Continue reading

Sabbaticals – Why it should be offered to long-term employees

The concept of a sabbatical may call up an image of an academic taking a long break from lecturing to  conduct research or write a book, but sabbaticals aren’t unheard of in the business world, either. Whether it’s a few weeks or as much as a year, sabbaticals are valued for giving employees a chance … Continue reading

Increase Workplace Flexibility – Where to start

The potential benefits of workplace variability are numerous — increased morale, motivation, and the ability to attract and retain talent — yet many managers don’t know where to start. Others are afraid that performance could suffer or something important could fall through the cracks.  Even the most employee-oriented managers have concerns about having employees work outside … Continue reading

Flexible working in UK – New rules are due later this year

The extensions to current legislation on flexible working are due later this year, giving more employees with service of six months or more rights to request flexible working.  The new legislation will require employers to consider requests for greater flexibility in terms of hours, times and location, from a greater proportion of their workforce, which … Continue reading

UK – Nine out of ten employees agreed that having more choice in working arrangements improves morale

The Fourth Work-Life Balance Employee Survey was conducted in early 2011. It found that the majority of employees were satisfied with their hours and current working arrangements. Levels of awareness of the right to request flexible working were high; 75 per cent of all employees, 73 per cent of employees with non-childcare caring responsibilities and … Continue reading

Are men and women really all that different? Both Want Long Term Job Security

When it comes to what they’re looking for in a potential employer, are men and women really all that different? The answer is yes, when it comes to workplace needs and wants, a gender gap exists. According to a recent survey of over 7,000 Canadians, conducted by ICMA International and sponsored by Randstad Canada, the … Continue reading

Flexible hours not a help for workers over 45

BUSINESS has warned that a proposal to change the nation’s workplace laws to allow older workers to demand flexible working arrangements could backfire. The Australian Law Reform Commission is examining whether the Fair Work Act should be changed to allow workers aged over 45 to seek flexible arrangements that are now confined to people with … Continue reading

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