It’s fantastic that so many working moms and dads are talking about the importance of creating a work culture that respects the value of caregiving as well as breadwinning.
But I am not a parent. And so I often get left out of these conversations. For my perspective on why we all need to acknowledge that work flexibility is not just for parents, check out my latest post on Medium, The Forgotten Demographic.
“For me, work flexibility is not so much about work life ‘balance’ as it is about work life, period.
“It’s a battle cry for changing the very nature of work, so that it’s not a place we go to but a thing we do. It’s about recognizing that employees are human beings with varied work styles as well as personal lives. It’s about ensuring that employers are getting the most committed and most productive workforce possible. It’s about strengthening our economy, and improving quality of life in the process.” Read more.