The business case for work flexibility is strong, and includes increased productivity, cost savings, improved employee wellbeing, higher morale, access to a wider talent pool, better retention, and disaster preparedness. Flexibility is great for employees, but employers should take note: it’s also a strategic business imperative.
Joan Blades and Nanette Fondas are coauthors of The Custom Fit Workplace: Choose When, Where, and How to Work and Boost Your Bottom Line.
Most people aren't going to be motivated and productive if they're sick, stressed, or depressed. Work flexibility is an excellent way to improve employee health.
Erin Kelly and Phyllis Moen share insights on their latest research demonstrating that flexibility reduces job burnout and increases job satisfaction.