Developing a Flexwork Proposal


Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 11:30am to 12:30pm


114 Mt Auburn Street, 4th floor, Conference room 406

Bring your lunch to this in-depth look at how to develop a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. Nancy Costikyan, the director of Harvard’s Office of Work/Life, will review the essential ingredients of a flex proposal; how to assess your manager’s attitude about workplace flexibility; the timing of conversations with your manager; when and how to avoid getting into the personal considerations behind the proposal; and how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period.  Issues of trust, brave conversations, transparency, and fairness will be also be explored. 

Audience: All

Pre-Requisite: Reviewing the guidelines (optional)

Length: 60 minutes.

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