Is A Flexible Work Schedule An Option?
Most companies still follow the traditional daily operations and are apprehensive in reviewing other options. A flexible work schedule is slowing being integrated into the workforce. If done right, this could increase productivity and be a good business decision. It’s important to at least review all the possibilities to see if you could provide this great benefit to your employees.
“Advantages and Disadvantages of Flexible Work Schedule.” by Susan M. Heathfield wrote on About.com a short list of advantages from the employee and employer perspective.
Advantages for employers and employees exist when the employer allows employees to work flexible schedules. Whether the flexible work schedules involve compressing work days, flexible daily hours, or telecommuting, challenges exist for the employer and the employee.
It’s a different way of doing business and younger employees are more apt to be open to this option. Sometimes flexible work schedules is a strong hiring tool. Give it some thought to see if you could develop a stronger work environment with this option.