By Cheryl Lock, LearnVest.com
When Sara Sutton Fell began her search in 2006 for a flexible, professional job that would allow her to grow in her career and be a good mother, she came to a realization that would change her life:
Flexible work was hard to come by. Read More »
By Susan Ricker
A good job doesn't necessarily mean the hours are 9 to 5. People shop on Sundays and also expect businesses to be open longer hours. As a result, people have a variety of work schedules. Read More »
By Lindsay Olson
If family ranks high on your list of priorities, your life will run much smoother if you work for a company that is family friendly. But definitions vary: Some companies just provide the bare-minimum requirements (like unpaid time off for having a baby), while others go above and beyond to... Read More »
By Vickie Elmer
In the summertime, workers long for escape, for long weekends and flexible hours.
Some 28 percent of workers wish they could leave early on Fridays and another 41 percent say flexible schedules are their favorite summer benefit, according to a new OfficeTeam survey. Read More »
"What time do you want me to start work?" That's the question a new hire recently asked me. She looked a little startled by my reply.
"I don't care."
But it was the truth. I didn't care-and I never have-what hours are kept by the people who work for me. You could say I'm the opposite of a control freak,... Read More »
Working from home can be a great perk, especially for working parents who must constantly juggle between the competing demands of family and work life. It means moms and dads can be home when kids walk in the door from school or need a quick ride to a game or practice.
Telecommuting also eliminates the time... Read More »
With unemployment so high, many people are just excited to get an offer for work. After months and months of searching, it's easy to want to scream, "Yes, I'll take it!" when the first offer comes along. But before you pull that trigger and pack your lunch, make sure you get everything you need in writing.... Read More »