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Put work in its place : how to redesign your job to fit your life

Author: Bruce O'Hara
Publisher: Vancouver : New Star Books, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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"Fed up with the old "one-size-fits-all" workweek? Do you want more time for family, friends, education, travel, or recreation? Do you want a work schedule that is customized to fit your life -- and not the other way around?" "Put Work In Its Place is the first and only comprehensive guide to the flexible workplace. This practical, often humourous handbook explains the features of job sharing, flextime, V-time,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce O'Hara
ISBN: 092158640X 9780921586401
OCLC Number: 31517845
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 297 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Step 1. Thinking Clearly About Work --
Sorting Out the Baggage of the Past --
Step 2. Surveying Your Options --
Nine Ways to Have the Best of Both Worlds --
Job Sharing --
Permanent Part-Time --
Leaves of Absence --
V-Time --
Banked Overtime --
Phased Retirement --
Flextime --
Compressed and Modified Workweeks --
Telecommuting --
Step 3. Choosing Your Time --
Taking Stock of Your Life --
Making More Time in Your Life --
Getting More of What You Want --
Shaping Your Free Time to Fit Your Plan --
Step 4. Deciding About Money --
What Can You Afford? --
What Will Happen to Your Benefits? --
Step 5. Designing A Program --
First Steps --
Job Sharing --
Permanent Part-Time --
Leaves of Absence --
V-Time --
Banked Overtime --
Phased Retirement --
Flextime --
Compressed and Modified Workweeks --
Telecommuting --
Step 6. Getting What You Want --
Planning Your Next Move --
Writing an Individual Proposal --
Writing a Collective Proposal --
Step 7. Putting Work In Its Place --
Expediting the Approval Process --
Implementing Your Program --
Evaluation and Follow Up --
Special Cases And Further Resources --
Work Options as an Alternative to Layoffs --
Options for Job Seekers --
Compensatory Benefit Leaves --
Flexible Workplace --
Dead Heroes: Men and Work.
Responsibility: Bruce O'Hara.

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"Fed up with the old "one-size-fits-all" workweek? Do you want more time for family, friends, education, travel, or recreation? Do you want a work schedule that is customized to fit your life -- and not the other way around?" "Put Work In Its Place is the first and only comprehensive guide to the flexible workplace. This practical, often humourous handbook explains the features of job sharing, flextime, V-time, phased retirement, and other alternatives to the conventional nine-to-five grind. Included are detailed suggestions to help you convince your employer that putting work in its place is in everyone's best interest. Book jacket."--Jacket.

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