Blades, Joan

The Custom-Fit Workplace: Choose When, Where, and How to Work and Boost Your Bottom Line

Blades, Joan - The Custom-Fit Workplace: Choose When, Where, and How to Work and Boost Your Bottom Line, ebook


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Ideas for transforming the workplace to fit today’s workforce

In this book, Blades and Fondas offer business professionals an indispensable handbook for transforming the way we work and breaking free from the old, inflexible, 40-hour workweek. The authors show creative ways for individuals to fit work requirements with life obligations, and persuade managers to adopt these custom-fit work strategies to improve their bottom line. Readers will finish the book convinced of the place of custom-fit work arrangements in today’s workplace—and of how honoring employees’ lives outside of work is an effective and innovative strategy for both managers and organizations. Featuring compelling stories of companies like Jet Blue, Ernst & Young, and Best Buy, the book profiles strategies that are gaining traction in workplaces across the country:
·        New twists on traditional flexible hours and part-time work strategies

·        Virtual workplaces

·        Results-Only Work Environments (ROWEs)

·        “Babies at Work” programs

·        “On ramp and off ramp” opportunities

Practical and engaging, The Custom-Fit Workplace provides individuals and employers the tools they need to be successful and happy both at work and in life.

Keywords: flexible workplace, part-time work strategies, at-home workers, Results-Only Work Environments, ROWEs, babies at work programs, on ramps and off ramps at work, tools for flexible workplace, ideas for creating a flexible workplace, Jet Blue, Best Buy, Ernst & Young, the University of California, traditional workplace schedules, workplace issues, workplace dynamics, employees’, rights, worker’, s rights, flexible hours, flexible schedules, unions, flexible workweek, virtual workplaces, virtual work, work-life balance, integrating work and life, women in the workforce, parents in the workplace, changing workplace, today’, s workforce, HR, human resources, flexible work schedules, employee-employer trust

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