Workplace Flexibility 101: How to Create and Implement a Culture of Flexible Work

SHRM 2012 Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition
You will receive an overview of the “what and why” of workplace flexibility and how to build a flex strategy in your organization.

You realize that workplace flexibility is a very effective force for attracting, retaining and motivating top talent from all demographics. But what’s the best way to get a program started in your company – or improve the flexible work arrangements you already offer? Developing your policies is only the first step.There must be change management strategies to address people issues, communicate the business case, and create an infrastructure for support and training.The key components in a successful implementation are performance management, communication, technology, and building/maintaining a strong team culture. Cavanaugh will give you expert advice and practical strategies to jumpstart your flex efforts. You will walk away from this session with 15 bottom-line business results from the implementation of workplace flexibility arrangements, knowledge of the one thing most flex programs overlook, 10 steps to successful flex integration and guidance for solving your toughest flexible workplace challenges.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Kyra Cavanaugh


Kyra Cavanaugh is president of Life Meets Work, a consulting firm that helps organizations implement and improve workplace flexibility. She provides companies that are striving to be "best-in-class" with an online member-based community and services that include coaching, consulting, and training. She's a nationally-recognized speaker on workplace flexibility, telecommuting and work/life issues, and the recipient of the 2011 Work-Life Rising Star Award by Alliance for Work-Life Progress.

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile - 5th Floor, Los Angeles
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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