Flexible Work Whether it's working from home, flex time or compressed work weeks, every working mom needs a little flexible work. National Flex Day Every year, on the third Tuesday of October, we celebrate the power of workplace flexibility! #FlexDay A Company Tried a 4-Day Workweek. Here's Why It's Likely Staying The experiment is being called a 'resounding success.' By Meredith Bodgas posted Jul 23rd, 2018 An estate-planning firm in New Zealand shaved a day off their regular workweek without changing employees' pay. The results were so good, the shorter workweek is… Dear Companies: Don't Give Us Flex Time if You're Going to Punish Us for Using It Two new studies point to plenty of toxic side effects when employees are afraid to take time off. By Audrey Goodson Kingo posted Jun 14th, 2018 Punishing employees for taking time off isn't just counterproductive—it's toxic. Are Unlimited Vacation Policies All They're Cracked Up to be for Working Parents? We look at the positives and negatives of this new benefit. By Barbara Frankel posted Mar 16th, 2018 Unlimited vacation time sounds like heaven for working parents but there also are some drawbacks. This Job Ad Preys on Working Moms’ Guilt to Reel in Vulnerable Postpartum Women Serious marketing fail, guys. By Meredith Bodgas posted Feb 28th, 2018 An ad for a university touting "work-at-home" jobs came at the wrong time for this new mother. There's a New Cyberbullying Trend, and It's Terrifying and Strange Here's what you should know about it. By Maricar Santos posted Nov 9th, 2017 Just when you thought teen cyberbullying couldn't get any worse. This Executive's Work-from-Home Philosophy is Something Every Company Should Follow Richard Branson understands that working parents need flexibility. By Joseph Barberio posted Oct 25th, 2017 We need more more CEO's to understand the importance of flexibility. Join Us for National Flex Day! On the third Tuesday of October (National Work and Family Month) we celebrate the power of workplace flexibility! #NationalFlexDay posted Oct 10th, 2017 Join us on the third Tuesday of October (National Work and Family Month) to celebrate the power of workplace flexibility! #NationalFlexDay… National Flex Day Partners It's a movement! posted Oct 10th, 2017 Working Mother and our partners work together to spread the gospel of flexible work schedules for National Flex Day, October 18, 2016. What Is National Flex Day? October 17, 2017, is the fifth annual National Flex Day! By Jennifer Carofano posted Oct 10th, 2017 Help us celebrate National Flex Day! The 8-Hour Workday Has No Place in Modern Society—Here's Why Knowledge jobs are on the rise, and it's time non-conventional work shifts are embraced along with them. By Fairygodboss posted Oct 5th, 2017 The average workday shift, eight hours, needs to change to adapt to modern times and modern people. UnitedHealth Is Hiring 400 Work-from-Home Employees with Full Benefits The healthcare company wants remote workers for a variety of positions. By Joseph Barberio posted Sep 29th, 2017 As of September 2017, the healthcare giant has more than 400 open roles for remote workers of all different skill sets. Here's how to apply. A Working Mom in Politics Brought Her Toddler to a Meeting and Men Flipped Out Stephanie Chang, a Michigan state representative, thought she'd found the perfect solution. Her critics thought otherwise. By Audrey Goodson Kingo posted Sep 28th, 2017 Here's how some men responded when a Michigan lawmaker brought her well-behaved 2-year-old daughter to a public meeting. This Is Why So Many Women Hate Their Jobs This Time of Year "Even in my best-of-all-cases working mom scenario, I still feel the strain during back-to-school." By Fairygodboss posted Sep 22nd, 2017 There's a big reason even the most work-flexible mothers have it hard during these months. Target is Hiring 100,000 Temporary Workers for the 2017 Holiday Season Spreading the joy all season long. By Haley Millan posted Sep 13th, 2017 Target warms up the holiday season for 100,000 people. This is the Key to Keeping Moms in the Workforce A new study confirms what working mothers have always known. By Audrey Goodson Kingo posted Aug 21st, 2017 It may also help narrow the wage gap, too. The 10 Best Resources for Finding a Work-from-Home Job Make sure to check these websites before your next job search. By Joseph Barberio posted Aug 8th, 2017 These websites can make finding the perfect remote job much easier. Moms Earn More When Their Husbands Work Flexible Hours A new study shows that families earn more when men have flexible schedules—but what about women? By Audrey Goodson Kingo posted Aug 3rd, 2017 Just another reason to make this a perk for employees. How to Get a Work-from-Home Job at Amazon A real virtual employee and mom of three gives us the inside scoop. By Meredith Bodgas posted Jul 28th, 2017 Whether you want a part-time virtual opportunity or a full-time work-from-home-job, here's how you can get hired as a remote Amazon employee. The State of Flexible Work at Law Firms At the Working Mother Best Law Firms for Women, attorneys at all levels work from home and with reduced hours—and it’s true for men and women alike. By Lela Nargi posted Jul 25th, 2017 Attorneys at the Working Mother Best Law Firms for Women, work from home and with reduced hours at every level. The 14 Best Things About Being a Working Mom The many bright sides to the most difficult job on the planet. posted Jun 28th, 2017 Here's why these women love being both parents and workers. News Flash: Working From Home Is Still Working Sometimes, it’s working harder than you would be at an office. By Fairygodboss posted Jun 12th, 2017 Sometimes, it’s working harder than you would be at an office. 5 Questions To Ask Yourself If You're Considering Quitting Your Job Post-Baby Here's how to prepare for making the big decision. By Fairygodboss posted Jun 12th, 2017 Here's how to prepare for making the big decision.