Kathleen Christensen is a member of the board of directors at OpenWork, a new nonprofit inspiring companies to continuously improve how, when, and where work is done for the mutual benefit of employees and employers. Kathleen directs the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s Working Longer program. Previously, Dr. Christensen established and led Sloan’s 17-year pioneering program on working families, including spearheading the first national workplace flexibility campaign. Dr. Christensen planned and participated in the 2014 White House Summit on Working Families and the 2010 White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility. In 2010, Dr. Christensen was named by Working Mother magazine as one of the “Seven Wonders of the Work-Life Field.” In 2004, Families and Work Institute honored her with the inaugural Work-Life Legacy Award as a founder of the work-life field.
Editor’s Note: It’s an annual tradition for TLNT to count down the most popular posts of the previous 12 months. We’re reposting each of the top 30 … Read more
At this digital advertising firm employees are encouraged to constantly re-evaluate their interests — and their jobs. Recently named the fastest-growing … Read more
At W.S. Badger, an organic skin-care company in Gilsum, New Hampshire, one employee’s idea turned into a benefit available to all. The … Read more
In the field of flexible work, Sara Sutton Fell’s influence is pervasive. She is the CEO and founder of FlexJobs, a career website specializing in job … Read more
Editor’s note: The following article is part of the ongoing effort by the new, nonprofit OpenWork to inspire companies to continuously improve how, … Read more
Last week’s New York Times article about workplace flexibility in the accounting industry is just the latest evidence that the work flex train is speeding … Read more