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2019 Feb 26

Developing a Flexwork Proposal

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Join us for in-depth look at how to develop a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. We 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.

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2019 Feb 06

Developing a Flexwork Proposal

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area, Countway Library - Minot Room

Join us for in-depth look at how to develop a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. We 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.

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2019 Jan 23

Developing a Flexwork Proposal

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Join us for in-depth look at how to develop a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. We 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.

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2019 Mar 20

Evaluating a Flexwork Proposal (University-Wide, Managers Only)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Join us for in-depth look at how to evaluate a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. We will review the essential ingredients of a flex proposal; how to assess your own attitude about workplace flexibility in general and flex for individual employees specifically; how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period; and what to do when employees disclose personal reasons behind the proposal that trigger your emotions or certain legal requirements--or both. Issues of trust, candid conversations,...

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2019 Feb 28

Evaluating a Flexwork Proposal (University-Wide, Managers Only)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Join us for in-depth look at how to evaluate a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. We will review the essential ingredients of a flex proposal; how to assess your own attitude about workplace flexibility in general and flex for individual employees specifically; how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period; and what to do when employees disclose personal reasons behind the proposal that trigger your emotions or certain legal requirements--or both. Issues of trust, candid conversations,...

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2019 Feb 06

Evaluating a Flexwork Proposal (University-Wide, Managers Only)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area, Countway Library - Minot Room

Join us for in-depth look at how to evaluate a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. We will review the essential ingredients of a flex proposal; how to assess your own attitude about workplace flexibility in general and flex for individual employees specifically; how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period; and what to do when employees disclose personal reasons behind the proposal that trigger your emotions or certain legal requirements--or both. Issues of trust, candid conversations,...

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2019 Jan 24

Evaluating a Flexwork Proposal (University-Wide, Managers Only)

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Join us for in-depth look at how to evaluate a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. We will review the essential ingredients of a flex proposal; how to assess your own attitude about workplace flexibility in general and flex for individual employees specifically; how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period; and what to do when employees disclose personal reasons behind the proposal that trigger your emotions or certain legal requirements--or both. Issues of trust, candid conversations,...

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2019 Mar 07

Flexwork Preview for Employees

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Join us for this one-hour overview of Harvard's updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. You will learn how to develop a well-thought out flexwork proposal and discuss it with your boss; why you don't need to state your reason for submitting a proposal, potential business advantages of flexwork; the criteria managers will use to decide to approve or deny your proposal, and what is meant by an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals".

Optional pre-work includes a review of the online guidelines at https...

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2019 Feb 07

Flexwork Preview for Employees

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Join us for this one-hour overview of Harvard's updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. You will learn how to develop a well-thought out flexwork proposal and discuss it with your boss; why you don't need to state your reason for submitting a proposal, potential business advantages of flexwork; the criteria managers will use to decide to approve or deny your proposal, and what is meant by an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals".

Optional pre-work includes a review of the online guidelines at https...

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2019 Jan 15

Flexwork Preview for Employees

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Join us for this one-hour overview of Harvard's updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. You will learn how to develop a well-thought out flexwork proposal and discuss it with your boss; why you don't need to state your reason for submitting a proposal, potential business advantages of flexwork; the criteria managers will use to decide to approve or deny your proposal, and what is meant by an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals".

Optional pre-work includes a review of the online guidelines at https://hr.harvard.edu/flexwork

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2019 Mar 05

Flexwork Preview for Managers

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Join us for a one-hour overview of Harvard's updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

Optional pre-work includes a review of the online guidelines at https://hr.harvard...

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2019 Feb 07

Flexwork Preview for Managers

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Join us for a one-hour overview of Harvard's updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

Optional pre-work includes a review of the online guidelines at https://hr.harvard...

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2019 Jan 15

Flexwork Preview for Managers

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

Join us for a one-hour overview of Harvard's updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

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2019 Apr 01

Deadline for spending 2018 FSA funds

(All day)

If you have a Health Care and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account for 2017, all funds must be spent by March 15, 2018. Any unused funds will be forfeited. The deadline to submit 2017 FSA claims to Benefits Strategies is March 31, 2018.

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2019 Apr 01

Deadline for spending 2018 FSA funds

(All day)

If you have a Health Care and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account for 2018, all funds must be spent by March 15, 2019. Any unused funds will be forfeited. The deadline to submit 2018 FSA claims to Benefits Strategies is April 1, 2019.

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