The aspiring job sharer
drafts a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which can contain terms and specifications about the arrangement and must be signed by the job sharers
, their office leadership and representatives from the bureau's Executive Office, which provides the details to HR.
In terms of productivity I think you are probably looked at quite hard as a part-time worker or a job sharer
Usually, if one job sharer
is absent or goes on vacation, the other works full time for the duration.
Jobs best suited for job sharing are those in which the work is already being meticulously documented so that it is relatively easy for one job sharer
to pick up where the other left off.
Job sharing allows two people to share the duties of one full time job, dividing pay, holiday and other benefits between them according to the number of hours worked: each job sharer
is on a permanent contract with pro-rata pay and benefits.
may work split days, split weeks, or interchange weeks (ACAS, 2013).
One down side to sharing described by Branine (2003); Cooper and Spencer (1997) was the incompatibility of job sharers
as impacting onjob sharing success.
Still, some job sharers
find that the arrangement creates added complexities.
scored high marks on problem solving, team work and flexibility and demonstrated greater resilience in the face of setbacks.
A few large firms known for family-friendly work policies have hundreds of job sharers