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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For instance, while employees in a manufacturing company working on the line cannot perform their jobs from home, job sharing or 9-80 workdays may be a viable option.
Education Minister Jane Davidson said, ``Schools would be in a win-win situation if they were to actively consider job sharing. We want to encourage those teachers who have registered with GTCW as teachers to consider returning to the profession.
At present only 12 job sharing arrangements exist, involving 24 employees.
If they expect to make as much as they did in their primary career -- 26% said they wouldn't take a pay cut -- or to get special work arrangements -- almost all of them said they would like some sort of arrangement, like flex time, telecommuting or job sharing -- they've got another think coming.
In about 1992 I went in for job sharing, a scheme which many doctors are taking up now.
This is an account of a qualitative descriptive study of the concerns and benefits of job sharing the Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) Youth Health team role.
People took wage cuts of 16 per cent across the board, and we did short-time working and job sharing.
Nineteen hospitals and health systems ranked among the best employers for workers older than 50 by AARP, which considered six areas: recruiting practices; opportunities for training, education and career development; workplace accommodations; alternative work options such as flexible scheduling, job sharing and phased retirement; employee health and pension benefits; and benefits for retirees.
Too right it's turbulent times - people are losing their jobs left, right and centre, minimum wages are rife, private pensions are shrinking by the week, short-time working and job sharing is common practice.
The FNC also proposed conducting feasibility study of job sharing -- an employment arrangement where typically two people are retained on a part-time or reduced-time basis to perform a job normally filled by one person working full-time.
The council will look to implement job reductions through redeployment, not filling vacancies, job sharing, retirements and voluntary and enforced redundancies.
So there is increasing interest in whether there are health benefits to be gained from non-traditional work conditions like self-scheduling, flexitime, telecommuting from home and job sharing (where two or more people split one full-time position).