The benefits of work flexibility are manifold, and extend to employees, employers, and the broader economy: a win-win-win. Some are more obvious, such as helping employees achieve better work/life balance. Others are less apparent but equally critical, such as boosting rural economies, supporting the military and veteran community, and removing unnecessary barriers that might otherwise prevent people with disabilities from having careers. Learn more in these posts highlighting the myriad benefits of work flexibility.
Flexible work removes unnecessary barriers that might otherwise prevent people with disabilities from having careers as well as caring for themselves.
Without an on-ramping policy, companies risk losing valuable employees at a vulnerable time when they may feel forced to choose between home and work.
Mike MacDonald and Jilly Gagnon are coauthors of Choose Your Own Misery: The Office Adventure, a darkly comic take on the "Choose Your Own Adventure" theme.