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How Flexible are our Workplaces?

May 7, 2014
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There is no excuse for an employer to not offer flexibility. If the employee isn’t performing, treat it as an indictment of that employee, not the flexibility policy.
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Eliminating Mad Men Workplace Policies #SOTU

January 30, 2014
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Having flextime policies will keep quality workers engaged and employed, which is a win-win for everyone.
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A New Year’s Resolution for Employers

January 2, 2014
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This year resolve to learn what makes each of your employees unique. Resolve not to treat your employees as fungible commodities, but as special assets, each with his of her own talents and concerns.
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What Are Some Standard Guidelines for Working at Home?

May 2, 2013
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Our software company is evaluating the idea of letting some employees work from home. However we are concerned about cutting down on distractions and making sure they remain productive. We want to provide some basic "work at home" guidelines to them. What would you suggest we include? —Set Yourself Up for Success
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Marissa Mayer's Missed Managerial Opportunity

April 26, 2013
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The Yahoo CEO should have seized the chance to shape the debate about telecommuting as a managerial issue.
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More Employees Unhappy With Work-Life Balance: Survey

April 22, 2013
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While telecommuting can allow an employee to balance life and work, it may also limit their upward mobility within a company, according to a recent survey by Korn/Ferry International.
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Some Employers Are Becoming Flexible About Flexible Workplace Initiatives

November 9, 2012
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Weather events such as Hurricane Sandy and the havoc they wreak in the workplace are prompting more discussions about nontraditional ways to get work done. Compressed workweeks, job sharing and telecommuting are other options gaining buzz.
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