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<br /> CAREER PROFILE Promotional feature<br /> Making the case<br /> for job sharing<br /> Catherine Johnson discusses<br /> her experiences of job sharing<br /> at Crone Corkill<br /> Job sharing originated in the US com-<br /> ing to the UK in the 1970's mainly intro-<br /> duced for women returning to higher<br /> status roles after having children – roles<br /> where working part time couldn't have<br /> been accommodated.<br /> I am one of the modern day job sharers<br /> where the main driver has been lifestyle<br /> and work/life balance factors rather than<br /> children. I have been doing a job share for<br /> the last 12 months and now work 3 days<br /> a week in order to have 4 consecutive days<br /> at home to pursue other interests, my job<br /> share also works 3 days a week allowing<br /> her time to look after her young family.<br /> What has come as something of a sur-<br /> prise to us both is how much<a title="CC_ExecPA_JobShare_CJ_Sept-Oct16 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/33a29869?page=1"> CAREER PROFILE Promotiona</a>