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This week’s hidden gem: Workplace flexibility remains a pipe dream for most| BENZ Communications

14 April 2014—Sloan Center's report was mentioned on www.benzcommunications.com.

A study from the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College shows that many rank-and-file employees don’t have wide access to workplace flexibility.

While flexibility is generally offered to more senior employees, these types of programs haven’t evolved much over recent years, concludes a report for Human Resource Executive Online.

Families and Work Institute President and Co-Founder Ellen Galinsky agrees that “we have to change from thinking about this as a perk to advantaged employees to seeing is as a tool you use to create and maintain that very productive and engaged workforce,” noting that flexible work “should not be an entitlement, but a responsibility.”

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