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Work Life Balance – Flex Time

June 30, 2016

How a Flex-Time Program at MIT Improved Productivity, Resilience, and Trust

by Peter Hirst

In today’s increasingly competitive hiring market, organizations need to think differently about how to attract new employees and retain existing ones. Unfortunately, many of the obvious solutions require a financial investment: increasing salaries, bonuses, medical benefits, or vacation days. And if your “competitive advantage” in hiring simply boils down to throwing money at the problem, your hires are quite possibly going to jump ship when a higher offer or benefits package is put in front of them. Read More