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10 Minute Guide to Motivating People by Nancy Stevenson

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Job Sharing

Another flexibility option is job sharing. The idea here is that two people share the responsibilities of a single job. Sometimes the two people are husband and wife employees who split childcare and work duties, but not always. Job sharing is often a short-term solution to outside challenges, such as a long-term illness in the family or an employee working on a second college degree.

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Job sharing is a team approach to work. Job sharing allows two people to split the responsibilities of a single job so that by each working part-time they complete a full-time job.

Job sharers split not only the job responsibilities, but also the salary and benefits. Because many part-time jobs don't afford benefits, job sharing allows ...

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