, child-care resource and referral systems, "This is my mom.
Most responding companies said job sharing
would secure human resources, reduce retirements and improve their corporate image.
Free agents reported significantly greater professional improvements than those working part-time or job sharing
has grown steadily in recent years, along with other types of flexible work schedules.
Information Technology professionals, teachers and managers are among the many occupations that are open to job sharing
," states Ross.
For instance, while employees in a manufacturing company working on the line cannot perform their jobs from home, job sharing
or 9-80 workdays may be a viable option.
RSM McGladrey's Flexible Work Environment provides all employees flexibility through options like compressed work weeks, telecommuting, job sharing
, flextime, reduced work schedules, and Flexyear, which is similar to a teacher's contract.
The job sharing
arrangement allows both senior staff members to participate in a management-track position at Fitch while giving them the flexibility to meet outside obligations.
Key areas of consideration for those honored by AARP include recruiting practices, opportunities for training, education and career development; workplace accommodations; alternative work options, such as flexible scheduling, job sharing
, and phased retirement; employee health and pension benefits; retiree benefits, and age diversity of the workforce.
The Snelling survey respondents believe overwhelmingly that the positions that best lend themselves to job sharing
are clerical (secretary, receptionist, word processor), cited by 78 percent.
Computerworld gave MITRE particularly high marks for its flextime, teleworking, part-time employment, and job sharing
programs, as well as its summer-hours program that allows employees who have completed their work and work-hours to leave early on Fridays.
Among Schafer's many accomplishments are: shaping a Times-subsidized daycare center for children of employees, bringing about flexible work schedules and job sharing
, and creating a longevity service recognition dinner and employee assistance program.