I share a tip on CBS Moneywatch on 4 things to do NOW to get Summer Fridays in July:
Get together some prime examples.
You’re not the first person to propose Summer Fridays, so find out what worked for friends at other offices. And talk to colleagues at your own company. “Find out from old-timers at your company if Summer Fridays were ever done before or even proposed. Maybe this isn’t acceptable in the company culture. It doesn’t mean you can’t change that but you want to know how uphill this battle will be,” says Caroline Ceniza-Levine, partner at career consulting firm Six-Figure Start, adding that you should also ask about the company’s history on other flexible schedule issues, like telecommuting. “These might be a proxy for how they’d feel about Summer Fridays,” says Ceniza-Levine.
Read the other tips in Amy Levin-Epstein’s piece for CBS News: 4 things to do NOW to get Summer Fridays in July