It seems like even just 10 years ago workspace flexibility was still a new idea. But when did it all start? Today we are pleased to share an infographic that explores the history, major developments, and the future of the flexible workspace.
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More and more employees and job candidates are seeking out employers who offer flexible work arrangements. If your company isn’t keeping up with your competitors’ efforts to offer workplace flexibility, you may be losing out on great talent. What are the steps you can take to implement a more flexible workplace?
Want to retain working parents? According to a recent FlexJobs survey of nearly 1,200 parents with children 18 and younger living at home, work flexibility (84%) and work/life balance (80%) are the most important factors when parents consider a job opportunity. Parents placed these ahead of other factors, such as salary (75%), health insurance (42%), […]
Over the past 20 years, employers have increased and decreased benefits strategically in response to the needs of the workplace and employees as well as to economic and technological changes, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2016 Employee Benefits Survey report.
FlexJobs has compiled key statistics regarding the current state of flexible work in the United States. Based on data from Gallup, FlexJobs, GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, WorldatWork, and the Pew Research Center, these figures demonstrate positive growth in flexible working from previous years, while also highlighting key points that can lead to more widespread adoption by companies. Flexible […]
A new survey from Mercer, representing a cross-section of the national workforce, found that most workers are satisfied with their company’s benefits. However, many respondents, especially younger workers, said they are concerned about the affordability and flexibility of these benefits in the future, especially concerning health care and retirement. Only 41% of respondents see health […]
A new video released by 1 Million for Work Flexibility, the first national initiative to create a collective voice in support of work flexibility, highlights the broad range of reasons why workers need flexible workplace policies—as well as the business sense behind providing work flex. “Work flexibility is something that is wanted by all kinds […]