job sharing

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Alternative work schedule in which two employees voluntarily share the responsibilities of one full time job, and receive salary and benefits on pro-rata basis. Job sharing creates regular part time (half days, alternative days, alternative weeks, etc.) where there was one full time position, and thus avoids a total loss of employment in a layoff.

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You may want to hire two people on part time and they can try job sharing to see who deserves the full time position.
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When faced with being laid off during the recession, David and Andrew agreed to a job sharing plan where they each worked alternate days.
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I was glad that me and my friend practiced job sharing because I hated working and wanted to give as many shifts away as I could.
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