Developing a Flex Proposal (University-Wide)


Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm


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

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

Audience: All 

Pre-Requisites: None 

Cost: None 

Late Drop/Cancel Fee: None  

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