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- Family friendliness. Stanley-Dyer, Judith // Human Resources Magazine;Dec2004, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p26
Discusses the provision of employee assistance programs to accommodate the needs of parents in the workplace in New Zealand. Influence of the experience of mothers on fathers in the workforce; Examples of benefits gained by some employers from implementing family-friendly policies in the...
- Parity for adoption. Steinhaus, Claudia; Sever, Sheryl R.; Ronn, Kurt M.; Casey, Judi C. // Workforce Management;1/19/2009, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p41
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Employers Help New Parents Transition Back to Work," "HR 2018" in the December 15, 2008 issue and "A Capable, Underserved Workforce."
- Strike a balance between happy workers, bosses. Kleiman, Carol // Las Vegas Business Press;07/24/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 29, p29
Focuses on employer-employee relationships. Work and family issues; Establishing a good relationship with the boss; Expectations of most bosses; Paying back an understanding boss; Structuring work where work gets done and everyone's life is sustainable as good management.
- Comforts of Home. Bertagnoli, Lisa // Crain's Chicago Business;09/13/99, Vol. 22 Issue 37, pSB1
Reports that small firms in the Chicago, Illinois area are offering work-life benefits to attract and retain employees. Offer of work-life options such as telecommuting, compressed workweeks, flexible time and job sharing; Work-life benefits at Johnson Group Inc. and SPG Inc.; Other benefits...
- Balance brings benefits. Mohan, Suruchi // InfoWorld;09/28/98, Vol. 20 Issue 39, p99
Discusses the benefits of improving workers' quality of life for businesses. Merits of flexible work arrangement programs; Sensitivity of managers to employees' family needs; Potential of small quality-of-life invests to help solve bigger workplace problems; Involvement of staff in ways to...
- . . . deal with requests for flexible working. Cartwright, Andrea // People Management;11/6/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 22, p44
Offers tips on dealing with requests for flexible working. Advantage of flexible working to parents of young children; Options for employers in approaching the issue; Ways to enhance employee policy and practice to benefit one's business.
- Working parents voice need for flexibility. Shepherd, Leah // Ebn.benefitsnews.com;8/26/2015, p4
The article presents a survey on the importance of family-friendly benefits and workplace flexibility in the U.S. in 2015. The survey shows that 36% of fathers and 62% of mothers say they have switched to a less challenging job or stopped working to allow more time to care for their children. It...
- Booth's case for flexible hours. Philips, Lucy // People Management;5/31/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p10
The article discusses Hours to Suit, a report by work-life balance campaigners Working Families. A statement was issued by barrister Cherie Booth during the launch of the report on the compatibility of flexible hours and business. The basis for the report were studies of 23 senior managers...
- TIPS. // Supply Management;Aug2015, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p7
The article offers tips on how working parent get to the office on time which include going to bed at a reasonable hour to wake early enough, never have the television on in the morning and teaching children to get dressed by themselves as a chance to save time.