is a form of part-time employment in which one position is filled by two part-time employees.
Graham and Gibbs (1998) argued over a decade ago that job sharing
allowed flexible hours which boosted nursing staff retention and allowed flexibility within the workplace.
Once you've identified someone, the two of you can present a realistic, workable, persuasive job sharing
proposal, which details how the job will get done under the job sharing
Research has indicated that job sharing
can improve productivity and offer numerous benefits for both the employer and employee.
The survey of 1911 employers reveals that 80 percent of companies offering job sharing
see a direct and positive impact on the attraction and retention of staff.
Until then Terri and I will be job sharing
- sharing some responsibilities with my really focusing on ways of working with the board and working with some other issues.
com, an online resource that helps professionals arrange flexible work schedules, says that although the arrangements vary, the outcome is the same: Job sharing
provides the flexibility to enjoy life.
She said: "It is much more common for job sharing
to be a female arrangement and there are significant advantages for people who want a better work- life balance.
Variable start and ending times in the office, job sharing
, part-time positions and hospital coverage (perhaps with hospitalists) to accommodate such changes can lure physicians juggling two careers in a family.
Large businesses are starting to realise the importance of committing to a work-life balance and offering working patterns such as flexi-time, job sharing
and shift swapping.
Perry talks about telecommuting, flex time and job sharing
The government's labor ministry, the Japan Federation of Employers Associations (Nikkeiren) and the Japan Trade Union Confederation (Rengo) are examining the feasibility of the job sharing