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Do you want a happy workforce? Then enable flexible working


The team from Quinyx produced this fascinating piece of research: The Future is Flexible: A New Workforce Paradigm Evolving From the Gig Economy.


The data from their research is clear: If you want a happy engaged workforce enable flexible work!


Every single time I speak to a team, without exception, workplace flexibility is viewed as *very* desirable. Yet senior leadership often bulk at the idea.


This is a mistake.


From the research:


Q: If If you were to quit your job today, what would be the driving factor?


17% a lack of schedule flexibility

10% lack of health benefits


Q: What do you look for when considering a new job?


50% flexible schedule

51% health benefits


Q: What would you like to see improved at your current job?


28% schedule flexibility

29% health benefits


I believe one of the single biggest steps a company can take to improving employee happiness, productivity and engagement is to enable flexible and remote working.


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