Flexible Work Arrangements
If you are considering a flexible work arrangement, here are some helpful suggestions:
- Consider the type of flexible work arrangement that might work best for your particular situation and the needs of your work area.
- Discuss your interest in such an arrangement with your supervisor.
- Consult with the Office of Work/Life Resources or your HR Consultant for advice or suggestions.
- Think about the impact that this type of arrangement might have on your work and your co-workers. In some cases you may want to discuss this with them.
- Talk with others who are currently working a flexible schedule. Seek their input about potential considerations.
- Once you have done your research, prepare a proposal to submit to your supervisor. Include:
- The type of arrangement you are requesting (include days, hours, etc.).
- Details about how you will meet your work goals.
- Any adjustments that will need to be made.
- A date to evaluate the arrangement. Pilot the program for a specific period of time.
- Criteria that will be used to evaluate whether this arrangement is working.