job sharing


Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Wikipedia.

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Aside from job sharing, Hogan has accessed Xerox's child-care resource and referral benefit, which guides employees through the process of selecting child care and provides referrals to area centers.
Most responding employees said job sharing would enable them to work and care for a child and that leisure time would increase under the system, the group said.
those working part-time and job sharing reported less opportunity for
Still, the common experience for companies that offer job sharing is to have relatively few takers, said Jackie Church, a work and family consultant with Boston-based WFD Inc.
Do you feel employment alternatives, such as job sharing and work-at-home, will grow, stay the same or decrease by the year 2000?
The company also offers various work arrangements to help employees balance their lives - such as flex time, job sharing and telecommuting - and benefits such as child-care subsidies, child-care counseling and referral, adoption assistance, first-time homebuyer's assistance, tuition reimbursement, domestic partner benefits, and other employee assistance programs.
This year's top 100 companies were selected from more than 1,000 applicants according to the following criteria: pay (compared with the competition), opportunities for women to advance, support for child care (financial, referrals and/or actual care), and family-friendly benefits (job-protected leave for childbirth, flextime, part-time, job sharing and elder care).
Job Sharing was a pilot program allowing two part-time positions to be created from one full-time position if the associated tasks could be separated and performed independently.
Molnar identified job sharing, child care, telecommuting and flexible schedules and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program as some of the work/life opportunities within Bayer that attract employees to the company.
Published in the October issue of "Working Mother," the companies are selected and ranked in categories using the following criteria: pay (compared with the competition), opportunities for women to advance, support for child care (financial, referrals and/or actual care), and family-friendly benefits (job-protected leave for childbirth, flextime, part-time work, job sharing and elder care).
Many employers, responding to the needs of their employee caregivers, will allow flex time, job sharing and telecommuting," said Timmermann.
Gauthier emphasized that this is a small but important step in the strategy of achieving job protection and job sharing among the USAir and British Airways pilots.