4 Trends Driving Workplace FlexibilityAshley Acker PhD
March 11, 2009 — 891 views
Many organizations now offer an alternative to the traditional Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. job. A workplace is thought to be flexible if employees have flexibility in scheduling (e.g., flex time and compressed workweeks), flexibility in the number of hours worked (e.g., part-time or job sharing), or flexibility in the location of work (e.g., telecommuting, satellite office). With benefits such as increased worker productivity, greater ability to attract and retain talent, and higher employee morale, capitalizing on the trend of workplace flexibility is important to your small business success in the coming years. Here are four driving forces behind the push towards increasing workplace flexibility.