One of the groups of people often overlooked when shouting the benefits of flexible work, on both sides of the pond, are home/family carers. These selfless people help and care for old and sick loved-ones, at no cost to society, and often miss out on working a full time job.
Over 2.6 million caregivers will benefit from the right to request flexible working in the UK alone, with a further 50 million in the USA.
Rosalyn Carter said it best: â€œThere are only four kinds of people in the world â€“ those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregiversâ€.
The lightbulb has finally gone off in your head and you can now see clearly the benefits of flexible work, but what do you do about it? Here are six steps to help guide you through the successful implementation of a flexible work policy at your worksite.
Step 1: Review Organizational Policy See if your organization has written policies on compressed workweeks or flextime. If so, read them. If there are no policies, recommend that the organization set up a cross-functional task force to develop them.
Been surfing the telecommuting web and came across Telecommuting Could Speed Economic Recovery by undress4success.com where it’s written that Business Week reported that, based on interviews with a number of esteemed economists, the lack of worker mobility was significantly stifling our economic recovery.
It turns out that mobility in the workforce is essential to prosperity but with the growth of telecommuting that doesn’t mean you have to physically move. We live in a world where a surgeon in Florida can perform an operation, via the web and a robot, on a crushed skull in Manila. –>Read On
If you spend hours writing a blog post, that will hopefully bring some traffic to your site and ramp up your authority, then it’s a good idea to spread your business message as far as you can and get the maximum exposure. Below is a very quick technique I use to get my posts on 5 or 6 different sites straight away.