Over the past few years, the workforce as changed drastically. While some embraced remote work and flexible hours, others have considered other options to remain competitive during a tight labor market. In this month’s question, we’d like to know if you or your company would support a 4-day workweek. Let us know by voting in […]
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Majority of Employees Favor Semi-Retirement with a Flexible Work Schedule
As baby boomers continue to reach retirement age, two-thirds (67%) say their company is well prepared to handle their departure. However, less than half of these employees (48%) report their company has an adequate successor in place when the time comes. One way to help ease this transition is for companies to offer “semi-retirement” to […]
Retention and Engagement in the Modern Workplace: 4 Flexible Work Arrangements to Consider
In the age of rapidly advancing technology and constantly evolving work-life balance priorities, workers expect more flexibility than ever before. And, given the current talent crunch many businesses are facing, companies that do not embrace at least some flexibility may end up a casualty of the talent war. In a recent poll on RefreshLeadership.com, the […]
How Do Employers Define “Flexible Work”?
With the tightest labor market in recent history, employers are getting creative in the ways they attract talented workers. Offering flexible work arrangements, a priority of jobseekers, is one recruitment strategy. In a new Express survey, job seekers cite a “flexible work schedule” as the most important non-health benefit. According to Express Employment Professionals franchise […]
“Flexible Work” Means Freedom to Adjust Schedules to Accommodate Personal Needs
In June, we asked our readers what flexible work means to them, and with 25% of the votes, “Freedom to adjust your schedule to accommodate personal/family needs” was the top choice. Rounding out the top three were “Options to work outside the traditional 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. business day” with 20% and “Freedom to […]
Question of the Month: What Does “Flexible Work” Mean for You?
With advancements in technology and new research on what impacts employee engagement and productivity, the definition of “flexible work” has evolved and can be interpreted many different ways for today’s workforce. For our June question of the month, we want to know what flexible work means for you. Let us know by voting our poll.
The Results Are In: Staggered Hours and Telecommuting Favorite Flexible Work Arrangements
In July, we asked our readers what types of flexible work arrangements their companies provide and with 20% of the votes “Alternative/staggered hours scheduling” was the top choice followed by “Telecommuting/working remotely” in a close second with 19%. The rest of the results were received as follows: Flextime – 15% Part-time work – 13% Compressed […]
Question of the Month: What Types of Flexible Work Arrangements Does Your Company Provide?
As communication technology has advanced over the years, businesses have increasingly embraced flexible work arrangements. In fact, in a survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 56% of respondents said their organizations offer some form of flexible work arrangement. In this month’s poll, we want to know what type of flexible work […]