job-share

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job-share

(jŏb′shâr′)
intr.v. job-shared, job-shar·ing, job-shares
To share the responsibility for one job in alternation with one or more part-time workers.

job′shar′er n.
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There are voices calling for job-shares in Westminster and Cardiffalike.
Of course, whether it did so would be a matter for electors, who would be able to decide whether or not to vote for candidates standing as a job-share.
The report says that should job-share be accepted, rules would have to be in place.
"I imagine a scenario where you could have, say, two women deciding to job-share.
She would expect to share both portfolios and committees if there was a job-share situation.
Another employee, Jeremy Beer, took advantage of a different program the Department offers to help balance jobs and home life: He job-shares in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA).
IQ and job-shares are just two programs WLD offers to enhance work/life balance, a matter of such importance to Secretary Kerry that the Quadrennial Development and Diplomacy Review (QDDR) lists it as a strategic objective.
Beer credits the success of his job-share to his work partner and SCA, which recognized the value of hiring two experienced officers to fill a single job, to which they give the same high performance as expected of the rest of the SCA team.
Another job-share alumnus is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Sue Saarnio, who shared a position while working on the Mexico desk.
And one astonishing plan growing in favour by the Soho Square hierarchyis is to appoint a Premiership boss for the post, but only on a basis where he job-shares his duties with his club.
'Job-sharing is a special type of part-time working where two people split a full-time post between them - around one per cent of the work-force currently job-shares.'
And yes, things like job-shares can be a pain in the bottom, but only if the people doing the job sharing are rubbish to start with.