Is work not working with you? Do you need work life balance?
Our Smart Solutions Toolkit is filled with convenient worksheets and templates that help you prepare for and negotiate an alternative work schedule, such as part-time, telecommuting, compressed workweek, flextime or other flexible work arrangements that meet both your needs and those of your employer.
Alternative Work Schedule Section: Part of the Smart Solutions Toolkit
Alternative Work Schedule Template
Use the customizable Alternative Work Schedule Template to help you negotiate an alternative work schedule such as telecommuting, compressed workweek, job sharing, flextime and other flexible work arrangements that help you achieve work life balance.
Alternative Work Schedule Preparation Worksheet
Before you start to negotiate telecommuting, a compressed workweek, flextime, job sharing or another flexible work arrangement with your employer, fill out this preparation worksheet which is filled with thought-provoking questions that will help you prepare for how to successfully negotiate an alternative work schedule that is right for you and your employer.
Alternative Work Schedule Agreement Memo
Once you and your employer have agreed on an alternative work arrangement, put it in writing by use this customizable template to document your newly negotiated work arrangement agreement.
Smart Solutions Toolkit Alternative Work Schedule Section Includes:
Lack of Work Life Balance and Increased Stress Can Attribute to:
- Health related problems
- Weight gain
- Decreased sex drive
- Weaker immune system
- May also lead to binge eating, smoking, and alcohol consumption
- Poor coping skills
- Relationship conflicts
- Decreased contact with family and friends
- Sleep problems
- And much, much more!
Lack of Work Life Balance Costs Your Employer Money
Work life balance has become a growing concern not just for moms but also for the companies that employ them. The lack of work life balance between home life and job causes personal stress that can negatively impact an employee’s productivity. Additionally, these work-life balance conflicts contribute to:
- Increased absenteeism
- High staff turnover
- Increased costs attributed to hiring and training new staff
- Poor morale
When asked, the majority of full-time working mothers say they wish they had a more flexible work schedule. Get balance and find time. We can help make it happen! The Smart Solutions Toolkit helps you determine which Alternative Work Schedule might be best for you and your employer and then provides you with a professional and customizable Alternative Work Schedule template that outlines the business case for why your employer should support your proposal. Show your employer how alternative work schedules protect the bottom line.