You may have hear the term alternative work, and wondered, "what does that mean?" We're not talking about blasting Nirvana in your office, or painting your nails black and piercing a few body parts.
Alternative work arrangements are simply flexible work programs that allow you to more easily balance your life and career responsibilities. You may work out an alternative work schedule on a casual basis with your boss, such as working from home when your kids are sick or to supervise a new nanny. Or you may have an employer with a full menu of alternative work options from which to choose.
The common thread is that these alternative work arrangements depart from the traditional 9-to-5 schedule. If you've adopted an alternate work schedule, please share your experience, and offer some advice to others.
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