Category Flextime

The Facts on Flexible Work Arrangements [Infographic]

This infographic has the ins and outs of what employees want (and get) in a flexible work schedule. Where do you fall in the numbers? If you could choose between a flexible schedule or a work-from-home schedule, what would you choose? Tell us in the comments below!

Volunteering During the Workday – This Company Believes In It

A true example of a company that gives back to their community. A Wisconsin company has stepped in to volunteer at a food pantry, where many day-time shift volunteers are hard to find. Standard Imaging, a technology company based in Middleton, has partnered with Middleton Outreach Ministry to make sure these volunteer shifts are covered. […]

The Good Jobs Field Trip to SXSW!

Austin is better explained in pictures…  and from our photos, it’s obvious that we had an amazing time!  Beautiful city.  Weird people everywhere (so we fit right in)! SXSW was an experience.  And I’m glad we boot-strapped our trip this year.  We slept on couches, paid only for airfare and rental car (necessary because we […]

Where Does Wellness Begin?

We all have the potential to be happily employed and engaged. We all have the potential to be unhappily employed and disengaged. What do you do as an employee to insure that you are productive and satisfied at work? Focus on what you, as an individual, can do for yourself to help make your day […]

Office vs. Home: The Battle of the Productive Workplaces

A company that suddenly purges its work-from-home option doesn’t seem to have a grasp on improving its employment brand or company culture. In an effort to modify the company’s productivity at Yahoo, CEO Marissa Mayer has demanded all telecommuters to be present at the office, no matter the situation. This antiquated approach has imaginably disgruntled […]

The No-Hour Workweek

Staying connected is critical to staying productive in today’s work demands. Connectedness through email, phones, and social media is more frequently required by supervisors and managers. Gone are the days of strict 9 to 5 workdays, free weekends, and a safe distance from your workload when you’re home. The culture of work has shifted. Jon […]

Flexibility Means Productivity

Life’s vicissitudes are inevitable. The changes and uncertainties that do occur can affect the relationship between an employee and their employer. That’s why we believe that employers with varying degrees of flexibility help employees stay motivated and productive. PayScale, a company that calculates pay data for a range of careers, compiled a list of the […]