Flex work has taken center stage under Covid-19. Many businesses have had to create a flexible working dynamic to make sure that safe working environments can be created. Flex work builds a schedule that breaks with the 9-to-5 tradition. Many workers are interested in flex work positions today and it can help employees to remain productive on their own schedules.
Why Flex Work is in Demand
77% of millennial’s in a Bentley University survey suggested that flexible working hours would make them more productive. As demographics and the workforce shift towards this generation and Gen Z becoming a large portion of the workforce, there are many employers that are more comfortable with using digital technology to create flexible work environments.
Flexible Work Benefits
Allowing for flex work and making sure employees can access the office when they need it the most or work from home to minimize the amount of space that is needed.
Employees can also enjoy better work and life balance because they can take care of their needs outside of work while potentially skipping the early morning commute. Employees can arrive at the office when they need to, work from home or even work based off of their own natural body rhythm.
Employers gain advantages because flex work policies can grant them a competitive boost for productivity. It also cuts down on costs and the physical footprint of the business. Major companies like Dell have been able to save an estimated $12 million just by switching over to a flex work arrangement.
Having the option to support workers from afar with an office space or flexible working space can be crucial. On-demand offices can make sure that employees can access the resources or quiet space that they need to work when it’s required. It also gives a business the ability to meet, organize and train from one affordable location and help everyone break free from the 9-to-5.
This post was written by Tara Kintz. Tara is a director at Signature Workspace which is a Tampa office space. Signature Workspace, owned and operated by Cantor Fund Management, offers services and amenities such as private offices, flex space, co-working space, virtual offices, meeting/conference rooms, and more.