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Workplace flexibility is here to stay, report says

May 20, 2019

Via: HR Dive

It may come as no surprise to HR that the word defining the nature of work — now and into the future — is “flexibility.” Today’s workers increasingly expect flexibility, and employers seem to be embracing the shift. In fact, many employers have adopted a flex work policy during the past decade, according to a recent IWG survey, with most citing an expanded talent pool as the key motivator.

Workers say such offerings improve their work-life balance, and research shows that can be a boon for employers, too. Employees without work-life balance have lower job satisfaction and are more likely to cause turnover, according to a 2018 study from the University of Michigan and California State University Channel Islands.

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