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2019 Mar 19

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 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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