The following links lead to other flexible working sites on the World Wide Web.
It is by no means complete.
We will be building this up as a resource over the coming months and years.
We greatly welcome suggestions for new links. Just
email the editor.
Please note: we get at least 50 emails a
week seeking or offering irrelevant links. These are
discarded without acknowledgement. Also, emails sent
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Updated October 2012
||Flexible working jobs board published in partnership with Working Families,
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||Part time jobs for people with skills and experience
||Flexible working jobs and community site for working mums and their
||Workshifting.com, from Citrix online, features tips, reviews and opinions about the world of Web commuting
|Smarter Working Evolution
||Evolve is a lively and insightful website from Plantronics covering everything to do with the evolution of working practices
and the workplace|
||A new workhubs sector is emerging to service the needs of this market. The aim of the Workhubs Network
is to connect up this sector, helping people to find a workhub they can use and also helping workhub operators to
gain valuable ideas from each other.|
HOP Associates - Specialists in implementing new ways of working, and research into the impacts of new technologies on work and society
Swiftwork - Specialists in modernising work practices helping to make organisations fit to thrive in the 21st century
Basis - Basis are consultants working mainly with the public sector focusing on the people issues and training for smart/flexible working
Flexpaths - FlexPaths partners with employers to achieve their business objectives and respond to changing workforce and workplace needs by delivering innovative software solutions and services that initiate, enhance or advance a flexible culture
Multitime - Know where your flexible workers are with flexible rostering software
Working Mums run a jobs-board for working parents with an emphasis on connecting them with employers who offer flexible working conditions
Capability Jane - Capability Jane runs the largest network of mid to senior female returning professionals in London and South East of England
Women Like Us - brings women and employers together with flexible work, specialising in part-time work
Remote Employment - Website for flexible jobs working from home and home business opportunities
Work Clever - Work Clever specialises in flexible working solutions for both candidate and employer and helps organisations to benefit from the many efficiencies associated with recruiting new, permanent employees more flexibly
Workpond - Launched in November 2011, Workpond is an online marketplace for temporary professional work
Work for mums - Work For Mums offers
opportunities and jobs for mums and dads looking to
work from home, start their own business or find
flexible employment. Articles, business tips and
resources to help you achieve the perfect work/life
A note on job sites:
Most of the regular jobs board list flexible working jobs, but these can be hard to find compared to the those on the specialist websites listed above.
Never sign up to a homeworking opportunity that makes you part with money up front!
Never sign up for a part-time/homeworking opportunity that promises easy riches. If it looks too good to be true, it certainly is!
Especially dodgy are the ads dotted around apparently harmless websites offering unlikely rewards for working from home. Ignore them!
Innovisions Canada: A wide-ranging and interesting Canadian site with good links
Telework Research Network - The Telework Research Network is a consulting and research organization that specializes in making the business case for workplace flexibility. They've conducted some great research and have useful resources.
The Telework Coalition - The Telework Coalition is a US-based non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the growth and success of telework
Telework.gov - US government teleworking site focusing on government departments - with telework manual and reports on US teleworking programmes
Cyberworkers.com - French tele working site
Digital Peninsula Network - an EU funded project to support a cluster of teleworkers in West Cornwall
Fleming Ltd Telework: Contains a very useful set of links with global coverage
Telework Association : The UK Telework Associaiton.
JALA International : The website of Jack Nilles, one of the pioneers of telecommuting in the USA
There are a lot of dodgy sites out there promising $3000 dollars an hour for working at home. If they could earn that kind of money, the only reason they will be telling you is if they want to reel you in and raid your savings. We don't link to these sites, or any sites that link to them.
We can't vouch for the advice on any of the sites we link to below, but hope you can find more helpful and realistic advice on them:
Live/Work Network - Promoting the development of Live/Work space - dual use accommodation specifically designed for both business and domestic use
Enterprise Nation provides news, views, article s and research about starting and running a business from home
Homeworking.com - "This site is for anyone wanting to work at home and anyone already working at home." Contains news, advice, job opportunities and forums for home-based workers
Smarterwork.com - Jobs site for freelancers. Tenders are posted and you can bid for them
SOHO America - Small Office Home Office association for small home-based businesses
Better Business : A UK newsletter packed with good advice, specifically deigned for the home worker and small businesses
Alliance for Work-Life Progress - WorldatWork’s
Alliance for Work-Life Progress advances work-life
as part of an integrated total rewards strategy.
This alliance defines and acknowledges best
practices and innovation, facilitates dialogue, and
elevates work-life thought leadership
Work-Life Training and Certification -
WorldatWork is the only organisation offering
certification as a WLCP, Work-Life Certified
Professional. The training is available online.
Managing Work-Life Balance International - Managing Work | Life Balance International is an Australian-based cultural change and work/life consultancy that assists organisations implement and evaluate work/life strategies that are focused on their specific needs and which, over time, help to attract and retain employees.
My Family Care - My Family Care delivers family friendly solutions to companies throughout the UK and beyond.
Families & Work Institute - The Families & Work Institute is an American non-profit organisation that studies the changing workforce, changing workplace, changing family and the changing community
Community Business - Community Business is a Hong Kong membership-based non-profit that aims to inspire businesses to have a positive impact in the community. they have produced a range of resources on work-life balance.
Working Families : Help on flexible working patterns mainly using work time options like job sharing and addressing social issues in the UK
Age Positive - The UK Government's campaign to tackle age discrimination and promote the business benefits of age diversity in the workplace.
Employers Forum on Age : The organisation opposing ageism in the workplace
Equal Employment Opportunities Trust - The EEO Trust provides EEO information and tools to New Zealand employers and raises awareness of diversity issues in the workplace
Offices, Furniture & Facilities
International Workplace Studies Programme, Cornell : Good sense and a holistic view of the world from the USA. It might shake some of your pre-conceptions too!
FlexiSave - How much does your office cost? Not just rent and rates but everything? Total Office Costs calculated online using latest industry data.
Free Office Finder - A resource for all types of office space in London and the UK. Helping you to locate the ideal office to rent - from serviced offices in London, executive suites and light industrial spaces to managed workshops across the UK
Wellworking - Online home office furniture showroom, offering a good variety of furniture and accessories, as well as useful health and ergonomic advice
Regus Business Centres : Flexible offices, and a website that often has interesting news items
Telework-essentials - Company providing high quality furniture and ergonomic solutions to office environments and a portfolio of products specifically chosen for corporate homeworkers.
Plantronics - Providers of quality headsets and unified communications solutions
Citrix Online - Provides easy-to-use cloud-based solution that enable people to work from anywhere, such as GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, GoToMyPC and GoToAssist.
Exactive - Exactive provides Unified Communications Solutions across the UK and offers an award winning UC Managed Service.
Osmond Ergonomics - Osmond is the UK's most
innovative supplier of products and services to
improve workplace wellbeing and productivity
Efficiency Software - A range of software to
improve the experience of working and help employees
work more efficiently
BakkerElkhuizen - Specialist in designing
ergonomic solutions for computer workstations with a
wide range of award-winning products
Compliance and Safety Training - Ergonomics
safety training videos for office settings,
industrial settings, and laboratory work
HSE Health and Safety for Homeworking
Visual-Q - Intranet or web-based health and safety training programmes that automate many of the time-consuming aspects of complying with regulations and contribute to improving employee welfare;
ergonomics services and products
Virtual Mobility - Comprehensive website based on UK Department for Transport research project
Telecommunications and Travel Research Program: Important list of resources from the University of California at Davis
..And don't forget the articles in our own Travel Substitution pages
If you provide or know of other useful sites on the web, why not e-mail us, and we'll add them to our list.