Employees are thriving these days during flexible working hours. The fact of the matter is that technology and the ability to work remotely has opened up new jobs for people of all shapes and sizes. It is hard for people to stick to a set schedule so this new flexible working schedule for many has shown to be very helpful. Overall, it is more about what you want and what situation you work the most efficiently in.
- Flexible work schedules, which have been widely adopted in some other countries like the UK, can really boost your ability to develop and retain your workforce.
- Flexible scheduling improves the physical, mental and emotional health of workers, and can in turn make them more productive.
- Flexibility is increasingly becoming a major factor that employees look to when deciding to apply for or take a job, and failing to embrace it will put Australian firmss at a disadvantage.
“The piece highlighted research from MYOB, which revealed only 54 per cent of small and medium enterprises are offering flexible working arrangements, despite employees being more connected than ever.”