There's been discussion online recently about flexible working and whether employers can offer it instead of a pay rise. This idea makes me profoundly uncomfortable, and I've been trying to analyse why
Holly Pither shares her experience of successfully negotiating flexible working - and her seven top tips for making a request.
Companies who encourage and succeed with flexible working report that trust is an important element of making it work. A report by Diageo and Timewise revealed that The level of trust is exceptional and it is also normal for employees to flex where they work as and when it makes sense... What matters at Diageo is what you … Continue reading Trust is vital for flexible workers and their managers – here’s how to help create it
Heading back to work after a baby is a big change - exciting but also a turbulent time. Here are seven ways to ace the return to work: 1) Feel the excitement Go back in a blaze of energy – let yourself feel the excitement at resuming this part of your adult life. Take … Continue reading Seven ideas for a successful, confident return from maternity or parental leave
Follow us on Twitter at @parentwrkthrive Getting the work / home juggle right From observing many full- and part-timers over the years - and having been both myself - somewhere around 3.5-4.5 days there is a sweet spot in terms of working hours, which enables both home and work life to thrive. Full time hours, … Continue reading Part-time hours and flexible working – the sweet spot