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Take Back Control: How to Propose a Job Share Guide

Updated: Sep 7, 2021

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Trying to figure out what to do this school year has everyone feeling a little out of control. The uncertainty around when school will start, what it will look like, and how to manage work and life can be anxiety-inducing. For many professionals, working 40-60 hours/week PLUS providing in-home learning, is forcing parents to consider different options, some even quitting or scaling significantly back to meet the ever-changing needs of their family. There is a need for flexible work options that give parents time back in their schedules, without sacrificing their career path. This is crucial now more than ever.

Job sharing is when two people come together to share the roles, responsibilities, and compensation of one full-time position. Job sharing should be considered by parents who need time to support their children’s educational needs, but don't want to give up their career. Parents could explore a temporary job share arrangement to get you through COVID-19, or longer based on family needs.

Job sharing is a new concept for many professionals in the United States. It can be a bit scary to explore a new work option, so we are here to help. We empower talent with the necessary considerations to prepare and actively pursue a job share. We put together a complimentary step-by-step "How to Propose a Job Share Guide" to explore if job sharing is right for you and set you, your future job share partner, and employer up for success. 

Job Share Connect's "How to Propose a Job Share Guide" includes:

  1. Basic talking points around the most common questions about job sharing

  2. Questions to determine if job sharing is right for you

  3. Ways to gauge how ready your company is for a job share

  4. How to put your job share proposal together

  5. Key considerations for scheduling, compensation, and benefits

If you would like a copy of our complimentary "How to Propose a Job Share Guide" please share a bit of information below and we will send it your way.

We have additional services available to support you and/or your employer every step along the way. Let us know if you have any other questions or concerns you'd like us to address. We can't wait to hear from you!

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