Flexible Workplace Benefits Employees and Employers

Flexible Workplace Benefits Employees and Employers

Have you ever gone on vacation where there is no “signal”? If so, you probably experienced a true vacation since no one could drag you back to work via smartphone! These types of off-the-grid places are few and far between for the average American. We are always available! Gone is the assumed “working 9-5” norm. There is no way to deny that technology has blurred the line between work and personal time, and people have a legitimate need for work-life balance.  One way balance can be achieved is with a flexible workplace. The good news? Flexibility in the workplace can benefit both employees and employers! Types of Flexible Work Arrangements When thinking about flexible work, it is important to know that there are all types in various forms. Below is a list of the most common types of flexible work arrangements in play today: Part-Time Employment Job-Sharing (i.e. 2+ employee’s part-time employees work the same job dividing hours and tasks) Phased-In/Out Work Hours (i.e. gradually return to work after leave and/or gradually decrease of work leading up to retirement) Flexible Scheduling (i.e. employees are present during core work times, but when they arrive and leave the office varies) Compressed...

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