Xerox offers various work arrangements to help achieve balance, including flex time, job sharing
and telecommuting; child-care subsidies, domestic partner benefits, and other employee assistance programs.
The researchers at the University's Cardiff Business School identify a range of cost-cutting programmes, such as job sharing
, voluntary periods of absence, extended holidays at reduced pay, more flexible shift patterns, and short-time working.
will create more jobs and help secure them, a labor ministry study group said Friday, based on its survey of firms and employees.
Survey respondents traded full-time work for a schedule averaging just 29 hours a week by working part-time or job sharing
in a company, or as an independent consultant, otherwise known as a "free agent.
Nearly 75 per cent offer part-time work as an option, job sharing
is available in 57 per cent of workplaces and tele-working in 30 per cent.
was a new idea to Dallas radio stations when Sedita and Swensson shopped their proposal early in 1995, although there was one job-sharing pair at KYNG-FM (105.
Among the work arrangements offered were regular part-time work, "flextime" (a full-time work schedule that permits flexible starting and quitting times), compressed work schedules (full-time work completed in fewer than five days a week), job sharing
(two people sharing the responsibilities of one full-time position) and work-at-home options (employees working off-site, possibly linked by computer, who work a fullor part-time schedule).
It includes flex time, compressed work weeks, job sharing
, part-time schedules and telecommuting so that employees have the options they need to progress in their careers and take care of the personal priorities in their lives.
The posts will enable job sharing
, term-time contracts and school-hour working, along with other employee benefits such as cheap holidays.
This network is unique because it links the professional with the corporation by posting jobs with categories for job sharing
, telecommuting, flexible work hours, work at home and part time positions.
Among them: flexible hours, job sharing
, benefits for domestic partners, child-care referral, child-care subsidies, on-site child care, sick child care, vacation child care, elder care, support groups, telecommuting, work from home, compressed workweeks, sabbaticals, vacation banks and more.
Flex-time, job sharing
, part-time schedules, work-at-home and 9-80 workday (80 hours of work over nine days in exchange for a three-day weekend every other week) arrangements make a signficant impact on employee productivity.