Podcast 192 — Banishing the stigma of part-time working

Evidence has shown that part-time workers can outperform full-time workers. So why is it that they often feel stigmatized or second-tier within their organization? And what can leaders and managers do to challenge this?

Written by Nicola Boyle
Published 28 April 2020
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Podcast 192 — Banishing the stigma of part-time working

This week on the Good Practice Podcast, Nicola Boyle and Lucy Bishop are joined by Nikki Slowey and Lisa Gallagher from Flexibility Works.

In the episode we discuss:

  • How to challenge the stigma of part-time work
  • How to effectively manage part-time staff
  • How to go part-time and job-share in senior roles
Nikki Slowey

Nikki Slowey

Co Founder, Flexibility Works

Flexibility Works is a social business, co-founded by two of Scotland’s leading experts in Flexible Working – Lisa Gallagher and Nikki Slowey.

Flexibility Works is now harnessing all of our energy, knowledge and passion to support more employers than ever before to move their dial on flexible working. Our approach is human, professional and practical.
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Lisa Gallagher

Lisa Gallagher

Co Founder, Flexibility Works

As a social organisation, part of our mission is to add value for employers free of charge, supporting lower income workers to secure the flexibility they need to balance their work and home life.

Working flexibly is not only good for employers and people, it has the power to address deep-rooted, societal and economic issues like poverty, inequality, and the health and wellbeing of our nation.

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Nicola Boyle

Nicola Boyle

Marketing Communications Executive, Emerald Works

Nicola has over six years of marketing experience. Her responsibilities include managing social media, podcast and webinar channels, as well content management and event planning. Nicola enjoys identifying and anticipating client needs and delivering the best possible experience to build successful long-standing client relationships.
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Lucy Bishop

Lucy Bishop

Content Editor, Emerald Works

Lucy has over 12 years of editorial experience. She manages video production and edits various tools and resources for Emerald Works, including BSTs, articles and blogs.
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Nicola Boyle

Nicola Boyle

Marketing Communications Executive
Nicola has over six years of marketing experience. Her responsibilities include managing social media, podcast and webinar channels, as well content management and event planning. Nicola enjoys identifying and anticipating client needs and delivering the best possible experience to build successful long-standing client relationships.

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