A To-Do List for Flex Arrangements

October 2001
Workforce (10928332);Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p64
Suggests several tips for establishing flexible work arrangements. Creation of a specific written policy that explains what kind of jobs are candidates for flexible arrangement; Consideration of telecommuting as a potential option for employees with disabilities; Significance of reviewing the wording of benefits policies to make sure that employees are not accidentally rendered ineligible if they shorten their workweeks.


Related Articles

  • The Flexible Workforce: A Trend You Can Build On. O'Kelly, Allison // Fordyce Letter;Feb2013, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p9 

    The article provides information on the increase focus on workplace flexibility. It mentions that flexible staffing offers employees more control over when they work through options such as flextime, job sharing, telecommuting and compressed work weeks. It states that the non-traditional work...

  • ON-THE-JOB FLEXIBILITY. Chappell, Kevin // Jet;5/10/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 18, p21 

    The article focuses on U.S. President Barack Obama's call for increased flexibility in work hours for U.S. workers. Information is provided on how less than one third of U.S. employers allow flexible work time, time off for major life events such as childbirth, and telecommuting. It is noted...

  • New ways of working. Chapman, Christy // Internal Auditor;Oct97, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p9 

    Provides information on the alternative options offered by employers in internal auditing. Percentage of the United States executives that offer either a formal or informal flexible hours program for their employees; Account on the 9-80 schedule; Difficulties that certain organizations may...

  • Flex time. O'Neill, Adrienne // Single Parent;Spring95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p25 

    Discusses the popularity of flexible work schedules in the United States. Reasons for telecomuting arrangements; Advantages; Industry leaders; Factors in considering telecommuting arrangements.

  • Rapid Response.  // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/8/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p25A 

    Answers a question on the effects of telecommuting and flexible time arrangements on co-workers who are in the office full-time. Skepticism of some employees on the productivity of telecommuters; Appropriate techniques in handling negative feelings toward telecommuters.

  • Survey: Firms flexing for employees.  // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);09/29/97, Vol. 44 Issue 39, p36 

    Details the results of a survey on flextime and telecommuting initiatives offered by employers in the United States. Companies' elimination of the traditional nine-to-five work day.

  • For many employers and their telecommuters--there's no place like home. Curcio, Joanne C. // Caribbean Business;6/29/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 25, p56 

    Discusses benefits provided by telecommuting for both employers and employees in the United States. Employees' preference for a flexible work schedules that allow more time at home; Increased employee satisfaction; Estimates of the actual number of telecommuting employees; Major U.S. companies...

  • Survey reveals prevalence of flexible hours programs in the workplace. Domeyer, Diane // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;09/01/97, Issue 322193, p15 

    Highlights a nationwide survey of executives in the United States regarding the availability of either a formal or informal `flexible hours' programs for their employees, as well as telecommuting options. Departure of many companies from the traditional `9-to-5' schemes; Catalyst for the...

  • Workers help define flexible schedules. Fletcher, Lee // Business Insurance;03/27/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 13, p3 

    Reports on the trend of instituting flexible work programs by employers. Launch of compressed workweeks and telecommuting to retain employees; Advantages of flexible arrangements; Creative ways employees can accomplish their work goals.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics