job sharing


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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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At present only 12 job sharing arrangements exist, involving 24 employees.
Gliss (2000) describes job sharing as a situation in which two employees share the responsibilities and benefits of a single full-time position.
I would stress compulsory redundancies will be a last resort as we will look to reduce numbers where necessary through a mixture of freezing vacant posts, redeployment into alternative jobs, job sharing, retirements and voluntary redundancies.
Experts say that a successful job sharing arrangement starts with finding and choosing a compatible work partner.
As a type of flexible scheduling that employees can choose within the framework of a program established by their employer, job sharing allows two (or possibly more) workers to apportion one job.
The council was praised for its commitment to training and staff development, flexible working and job sharing in a survey compiled by The Times newspaper.
Initiatives such as home working, job sharing and flexible hours can boost productivity, help staff morale by achieving a better home/work balance and protect the environment by cutting down on traffic jams.
New Zealand employers are not realising the benefits of job sharing, a new survey from Hudson reveals.
The new temporary director of the University of Oregon's Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art will be job sharing and commuting from Los Angeles until summer while he continues working at the Getty Foundation.
Moreover, the paper will illuminate the need for integrating learning and practice as a way to develop and support job sharing partners, or "Partners in Practice" (PiPs).
Who'd have thought you can do job sharing from beyond the grave, eh?
By building in incentives (for example, bonuses, awards, promotions, additional paid college credits, telecommuting, job sharing, and additional vacations), any large organization could ensure that motivated and talented employees are willing to do the necessary training to move through the career roadmap.