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Expert Advice Single, Childless Employees

September 1, 1996
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Expert Advice Single, Childless Employees
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What Would Mr. Grant Say

September 1, 1996
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Ever-polite Mary never would have wanted to seem churlish about Murray's children or unappreciative of the benefits that she herself was receiving. Still, there are limits.
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Are You Really Fair

September 1, 1996
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Are You Really Fair
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Single's Backlash No Spouse, No Kids, No Respect

September 1, 1996
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In the frenzy of work/family directives, it's easy to forget employees without kids or spouses. They're sick of carrying extra workloads. They're tired of fewer benefits. Here's what they say about it-and what you can do about it.
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Making Work Flexible A Summary

June 1, 1996
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Making Work Flexible A Summary
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Flexible Scheduling Comes Out of Flux

June 1, 1996
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No longer are alternative work arrangements the exclusive domain of mothers. Today, companies such as Bank of Montreal and Price Waterhouse are beginning to accommodate all types of workers with assorted needs. A recent study by Catalyst, "Making Work Flexible: Policy to Practice," provides clues to their success.
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Tips for Going Flexible

June 1, 1996
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Tips for Going Flexible
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Simplify, Simplify, Simplify

March 1, 1996
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How can you take any movement seriously that advocates going back to basics on the one hand and then coins phrases like "voluntary simplicity" on the other? And yet…
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Downshifters Workers Are Scaling Back. Are You Ready

March 1, 1996
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Like islands unto themselves, people are shifting from overwork to more balanced lives. Learn how some organizations are taking flexibility and balance to the next level-and what they're getting in return.
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Warning Your Best Ideas May Work Against You

October 1, 1995
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We've been so busy heralding the benefits of helping-hand programs that we've ignored their potential dangers. It's time to stop and look around, because many "employee-friendly" benefits can actually be detrimental-enabling overwork, encouraging company-dependence, and sucking down money without a reasonable return on investment.
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