Working from home or asking for flexible hours could put a woman's career in jeopardy. (Photo: iStock)

If you’re a woman, you’d better not be asking for a flexible work schedule. It’ll cost you, in more ways than one.

So says a Fortune article, which highlights a piece in the Harvard Business Review tying together multiple studies to reveal that women requesting flexible work schedules not only were denied that accommodation more often than men were, they were also regarded as less likable, less dependable and less dedicated to their jobs.

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