Jobs

Job Schedules that Work for Businesses

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Report
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Job Schedules that Work for Businesses
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CLASP
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Judi C Casey

Employers rely on their employees to keep their businesses running. That's why they work to recruit and retain the best possible staff--workers who will not only fulfill their duties but be ready each day to push the business to the next level. However, workers can only show those strengths when they have quality jobs, which include (among other features) stable, predictable, and flexible schedules.

Two New Reports Claim Firms and Employees Are Out of Step on Flexible Working

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News Article
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Two New Reports Claim Firms and Employees Are Out of Step on Flexible Working
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Insight

University of Wisconsin-Madison Tenure-Track Position in School of Human Ecology

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Job Opportunity
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Tenure-Track Position in School of Human Ecology
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University of Wisconsin
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Libby Bestul, UW-Madison

The University of WIsconsin-Madision announces a 12-month, tenure-track position as an Assistant or Associate Professor in the School of Human Ecology. Appointment: 25% in either Human Development and Family Studies, or Consumer Science; 75% in Family Living Programs, University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension. Responsibilities include Extension programming, research, teaching, and mentoring graduate students.

The Future of Work: A Journey to 2022

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Report
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The Future of Work: A Journey to 2022
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PwC

Tremendous forces are radically reshaping the world of work as we know it. Disruptive innovations are creating new industries and business models and destroying old ones. New technologies, data analytics and social networks are having a huge impact on how we communicate, collaborate and work. Many of the roles and job titles of tomorrow will be ones we’ve not even thought of yet.
This report takes you on a journey to 2022 and explores how the changing business landscape will impact your people management strategy. What path will you take?

Job Creation & Quality

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Report
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Job Creation & Quality
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CLASP

A job creation and job quality agenda for Labor Day

The Flextime Blues

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News Article
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The Flextime Blues
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The New Yorker

Your Boss’s Work-Life Balance Matters As Much As Your Own

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Blog
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Your Boss’s Work-Life Balance Matters As Much As Your Own
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Bloomberg
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Monique Valcour

What leaders say is far less important than what they do.  That’s one of the clearest conclusions we drew from a 

A Job Seeker’s Desperate Choice

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News Article
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A Job Seeker’s Desperate Choice
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New York Times

Don't Get Around Much Anymore

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News Article
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Don't Get Around Much Anymore
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Human Resource Executive Online

The continuing downward trend of people relocating for work may be more rooted in employment practices than it is in aging baby boomers, current economic conditions or the rise in home ownership.

Study: Female Executives Make Progress, But Mostly in Support Functions

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Blog
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Study: Female Executives Make Progress, But Mostly in Support Functions
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

"Leadership is the key variable in improving the balance at the top. The companies that have becomebalanced or achieved critical mass have been proactively adapting their corporate cultures and mindsets to the 21st century. We salute their success. And hope it will offer good role models to the rest."

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