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Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 12:10

Making all jobs flexible would help remove the stigma flexible working may carry and allow workers to use it to shape their jobs around their f

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 12:23

WFRN members Joan Williams, Susan Lambert, and Saravanan Kesavan authored the report, "Stable Scheduling Increases Productivity and Sales: The Stable Scheduling Study" in partnership with Gap Inc. After developing and testing an intervention to increase schedule stabiliy in hourly retail associates' jobs, the authors found the shift to more stable schedules improved sales and worker productivity.  

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 14:55

Businesses and organizations are constantly looking to optimize resources, increase productivity and engagement, encourage innovation and collaboration, and attract and retain top talent. New national research shows that the strategic use of work flexibility, technology and workspace options are keys to achieving these business goals and building a high-performance flexible work culture. However, organizations have not invested in the training and resources required to utilize flexibility, technology and workspace options for transformational results.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 08:57


Women training to become surgeons face daunting challenges juggling their work with the demands of pregnancy and motherhood, according to a new survey published Wednesday by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 20:51

Women are more confident and ambitious than ever, but employers still need to work harder to address issues of gender equality in the workplace and empower female advancement.