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 I Never Thought I Could 'Have It All.' Until I Asked For It Speaking up for yourself can do wonders. By Jill Katz posted Nov 7th, 2018 It might be time to reframe your definition of having it all. 7 Beautiful Co-Working Spaces that Offer Babysitting Too These convenient spots are perfect for parents who work remotely. By Joseph Barberio posted Nov 1st, 2018 Childcare has never been more convenient. 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. Not Every Mom Wants to Take a Full Maternity Leave, and That’s OK And not every mom can. So let’s stop criticizing how women like Sen. Tammy Duckworth choose to take their leave. By Audrey Goodson Kingo posted Apr 20th, 2018 Let’s get something straight: There’s no “right” way to take maternity leave. 4 Ways to Convince Your Boss to Give You a More Flexible Work Schedule I successfully scaled back my job at Google. Here’s how you can too. By Reena Vokoun posted Mar 29th, 2018 “I had worked full-time throughout the first three and a half years of my older son’s life. I needed a break. Something had to change—but I didn’t want to give up the… 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. This is How Many Hours the Average Working Mom Wants to Work Full-time gigs aren't ideal. By Joseph Barberio posted Feb 20th, 2018 It's less than full-time—and flexibility is a must. 10 Hilariously Relatable Truths About Working from Home Comfy pants with a giant hole in the crotch? Don't mind if I do. By Audrey Goodson Kingo and Meredith Bodgas posted Dec 11th, 2017 There's no bathroom like your bathroom. 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. 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.