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What Makes a "Great Place to Work"? The Rules Have Changed

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Blog
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What Makes a "Great Place to Work"? The Rules Have Changed
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Robin Hardman Communications blog
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Robin Hardman

Last month I attended the Great Place to Work Institute’s annual conference, and once again I was struck by how things have changed.

Workers in Female-Majority Workplaces Have Less Access to Flextime

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News Article
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Workers in Female-Majority Workplaces Have Less Access to Flextime
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Slate Magazine

There were no significant differences between men and women in their access to flexitime across Europe—if anything men getting slightly better access. What’s more, workers in female-majority workplaces had the worst level of access to flexitime compared to their counterparts in male-majority workplaces or workplaces where men and women were equally represented.

Supporting Working Caregivers: Case Studies of Promising Practices

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Report
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Supporting Working Caregivers: Case Studies of Promising Practices
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AARP and ReACT
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Judi C Casey

The good news: There appears to be greater recognition that caregiving takes many forms, that culture matters, and that offering employees flexibility at work so they can manage their responsibilities outside work is an important competitive advantage in recruiting and retaining top talent. Another very positive trend is the increasing number of companies offering paid and/or unpaid leave for caregiving above and beyond the FMLA requirements.

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference

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Call for Papers
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Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference
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Business Horizons
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Ellen Ernst Kossek

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference on March 22-23, 2018 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

The Difference Between Work-Life Balance and Work-Life Integration

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The Difference Between Work-Life Balance and Work-Life Integration
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Talent Quarterly
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Monique Valcour

Five common myths get in the way of employer support for work-life integration. Making significant and sustained progress requires being willing to examine leaders’ mindsets, how teams work and communicate, and how employees manage time and stress.

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference

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Call for Papers
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Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference
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Business Horizons
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Ellen Ernst Kossek

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference on March 22-23, 2018 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Keeping Older Workers Keen about Their Jobs Takes More than Trying to Reduce Managers’ Age Biases, Study Shows

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News Article
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Keeping Older Workers Keen about Their Jobs Takes More than Trying to Reduce Managers’ Age Biases, Study Shows
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Academy of Management
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dowgun

Multinationals, Public Policy and Paid Leaves - Center for American Progress Brief

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Brief
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Multinationals, Public Policy and Paid Leaves - Center for American Progress Brief
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Center for American Progress
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Ariane Ollier-Malaterre
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