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job sharing

A flexible work arrangement in the UK in which two people/job-share partners divide one full-time job by splitting the day or week, or alternating on and off weeks, job responsibilities, pay and benefits.
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Job sharers, thus, often can continue working among their colleagues in their areas of expertise.
For us at City of Edinburgh Council flexible working is a differentiator in terms of talent attraction because most people don't come to work for us for the salary Martin Glover, City of Edinburgh Councill (above)In terms of productivity I think you are probably looked at quite hard as a part-time worker or a job sharer Alix Meekison, FWB Park Brown (above)Employers need to understand what their target market want from them -a job for life is not necessarily what young people are interested in Judith Mackinnon, Scottish Police Authority (above)
They can avoid these issues, however, by having a proper plan in place and holding all job sharers accountable for their duties.
com) advises prospective job sharers to "think like your boss and offer job sharing as a business solution.
Job sharers can have increased enthusiasm and be fresher than full time employees and job-sharing can give continuity in cases of sickness or leave.
Interviewees commented on this issue as a concern however did not view this as an issue in the current context, one stating; "It may be a limitation if the job sharers don't get on, but that doesn't appear to be the case here".
More than a third of job sharers are members compared to one in five part-time workers.
Job sharers also add increased flexibility and coverage to a position by, for example, covering for each other during vacations and sick days, or attending two important meetings when times overlap.
I recently read about two job sharers at American Express who worked together on enrolling college students as cardholders.