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flexi time

An arrangement in UK hospitals that organises working days or shifts to better fit the needs of the service and the personal circumstances of the employee, enabling the employee to work longer hours at certain times and shorter hours at others, providing that the employee works a minimum number of hours over a set period.

Pros
Helps employees achieve a good work-life balance; helps manage schedules around holidays and seasons.
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Flexible scheduling can only be used in Weeks 11 through 17, according to the NFL's communications department.
The joint-initiative run by the airline and Tamkeen encourages Bahrainis, particularly women, to join as flight crew by offering flexible scheduling benefits.
The recruitment and training of Bahraini female cabin crew is a joint-initiative run by the airline and Tamkeen, an independent government authority that aims at improving Bahraini employability, job creation and social support, to encourage more Bahrainis, particularly females, to join the national carrier in key customer-facing positions such as flight crew by offering flexible scheduling benefits.
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TEI will explore expansion of the Institute's distance-learning offerings to include online programs to provide in-house tax professionals with expanded learning opportunities and more flexible scheduling.
The 46th Test Wing provided flexible scheduling, other test programs delayed missions to give needed range time, and many organizations picked up the bomb program office's share of the administrative duties--all facilitating its record-setting schedule.
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Flexible scheduling has increased officer morale and significantly improved retention and recruitment.
This statistic can be validated from the number of public accounting firm success stories (as well as those in the corporate arena) generated through flexible scheduling programs and creating opportunities for staff to participate in leadership development and mentoring programs.
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