What is the Evolution of Flexible Work in Corporations and What are the Key Trends?
Chiang, Joey; Lundgren, Andrew
[Excerpt] Around the world, especially in North America and Europe, businesses are exploring and embracing new ways of bringing flexibility to the workplace. This flexibility movement began as a talent initiative to accommodate working mothers and over time has evolved to include practices such as compressed workweeks, job sharing, phased work and much more. In a survey conducted by FlexJobs and WorldatWork, 80% of companies surveyed offered some kind of work flexibility options to their employees. In fact, flexible work opportunities are no longer viewed as a differentiator in the employee value proposition; it is now expected. Flexible work is here to stay and will continue to evolve in order to meet the needs of an agile, digital and millennial dominated workplace.
Human Resources; HR; flexible work; key trends; flexibility; compressed workweeks; job sharing; phased work; ability; digital; Millennial; workplace; remote work; gig-based work; compressed work; generational shift; generational differences; contribution mindset; internal talent; cross-functional teams; training; flexible offices; remote teams; trust; globalization; global business environment
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