|Statement||by Nigel Meager and James Buchan.|
|Series||IMS report -- no.149|
|Contributions||Buchan, James, 1958-, Institute of Manpower Studies.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||99|
Job sharing — splitting a full-time position into two part-time jobs — is an increasingly popular flexible work arrangement. But is it really possible to share a job with another person? What is job sharing? According to the Balance’s Working Moms column, “In its simplest form, a job share lets two employees split a work week. In a job share, an employer uses two workers to handle the responsibilities of a single full-time position.”. A job share occurs when two employees cooperatively share the same job. There are advantages, disadvantages, challenges, and opportunities when employees job share. As an employer, a job share can benefit both the employee and you. You have the advantage of keeping your best and brightest employees when life events make full time work a : Susan M. Heathfield. To ease the stress of not having enough free time, some employees look to job sharing-- the process of splitting one full-time job between two people--in order to take back control of their lives.
The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this. projects within a project team. Although our current projects don’t need a job-sharing arrangement, future ones might and job-sharing again in the future is something that we would both do happily; both of us find it more satisfying and more productive than simply working part-time. More importantly, job-sharing enabled us to balance familyFile Size: KB. Job sharing and equal opportunities under the new public management in local authorities. Job Sharing and Job-Splitting: Employer Attitudes, IMS Report. No. , Institute of Manpower Studies. Job sharing is different from job splitting which occurs when a job is split into two separate jobs, requiring very little interaction. It is very important that there is an even balance of hours and an equality of responsibility between the two partners. Job sharing should not be agreed on a greater differential of hours than 60/
Job sharing is a formal arrangement where the duties, hours, salary and benefits of one full-time role are shared between two part-time people. It is different to job splitting which is where the duties of one full-time role are divided between two part-time roles and little interaction is . time, te rm-time, job sharing, job splitting, childcare and/ or eldercare facilities, information and f inancial support, onsite services of diff erent kinds, com pressed. The term “top sharing” refers to job sharing in positions with a high level of responsibility (cat. 4 et 5), including but not limited to the management of collaborators. In practice, there are 3 types of organisation: Job splitting, in which one job is divided into independent roles . Job-sharing or job-splitting. Workplace Flexibility, Advocacy Issues, to republish in a book or use for a commercial purpose) without SHRM’s permission. To request permission for.