How Flexible Work Schedules Will Make You #HealthiHer

 

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How Flexible Work Schedules Can Make You #HealthiHer HealthyWomen supports National Flex Day because research finds that employees who can set their own schedule or choose whether to work from home on some days report better self-care behaviors. According to Working Mother magazine, “ a flexible workplace environment has a positive effect on employees’ health and well-being—including the amount and quality of sleep they get.”. Nurses are also taking advantage of flexible work schedules, NurseZone.com reports, and more employers are offering programs and policies to improve employees’ work-life balance. Hospitals are offering on-site fitness centers, child care, incentive programs for employees to eat healthier meals and smoking cessation programs, the story reports, to help staff members live healthier and more balanced lives while they are at work.

Flexible work schedules improve productivity, so make sure everyone on the team recognizes the benefit! An incentive that could change everything. Employee retention and engagement is driven by a variety of factors: fair pay, annual performance-based raises, discretionary bonuses, and great leaders and coworkers (to name a few). At one point, sick time was the most revolutionary. Flexible work schedule can increase staff concentration.

It is usually difficult for the staff to concentrate on work in a busy office, but flexible working hours provide the employees to choose the comfortable time and place to work. For example at home or a park or a café. A flexible work schedule is an alternative to the traditional 9 to 5, 40-hour work week. It allows employees to vary their arrival and/or departure times.

Under some policies, employees must work a prescribed number of hours a pay period and be present during a daily “core time.” The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not address flexible work schedules. Flexible work options offer alternative approaches to getting work done through non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures. They offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments and can result in a more positive and productive work environment. That said, there are five ways employers benefit from allowing flexible work schedules for their staff. 1. Improves Retention.

Allowing your existing employees to work flexible schedules can help you retain valuable staff. Without a doubt, flexible schedules are one of the most important perks employees want from their employers. Flexible scheduling includes the ability to adjust the days and hours of being in the office and also allows workers to work remotely. Of course, with the commute to a home workspace, employees avoid the traffic and the stresses of commuting during rush hours. Flexible Schedules. Workplace flexibility can also refer specifically to regular work arrangements that promote work-life balance, as opposed to one-off accommodations for special circumstances.

These work arrangements typically include flexible schedules outside of.

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Other policies require employees to follow a specific “flexible” schedule for an extended period of time, without the possibility of varying their schedule from day to day to meet changing personal needs.

“Managing Diversity in Today's Workplace: Strategies for Employees and Employers [4 volumes]” by Michele A. Paludi
from Managing Diversity in Today’s Workplace: Strategies for Employees and Employers [4 volumes]
by Michele A. Paludi
ABC-CLIO, 2012

Flexible scheduling allows an employee, in conjunction with the employer, to set more flexible work hours.

“21st Century Management: A Reference Handbook” by Charles Wankel
from 21st Century Management: A Reference Handbook
by Charles Wankel
SAGE Publications, 2008

Many companies with flexible work schedules do not follow it.

“International encyclopedia of adolescence: A-J, index” by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
from International encyclopedia of adolescence: A-J, index
by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett
Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2007

The advantage to flexible schedules for the employer is that employees are encouraged to take care of personal business on their own time.

“Job Satisfaction: Application, Assessment, Causes, and Consequences” by Paul E. Spector
from Job Satisfaction: Application, Assessment, Causes, and Consequences
by Paul E. Spector
SAGE Publications, 1997

Employees may enhance their working experiences using flexible work arrangements, but at the same time, this leads to a higher (self-inflicted) workload, and thus to lower internal regulation, as control over one’s job and working hours decreases.

“Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management” by M. Ronald Buckley, Jonathon R. B. Halbesleben, Anthony R. Wheeler
from Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management
by M. Ronald Buckley, Jonathon R. B. Halbesleben, Anthony R. Wheeler
Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016

For example, if supervisors have the autonomy to set and change employee schedules to meet the needs of the individual and organization, then the flex-schedule benefit is considered customizable and flexible.

“Diversity and Inclusion in the Global Workplace: Aligning Initiatives with Strategic Business Goals” by Carlos Tasso Eira de Aquino, Robert W. Robertson
from Diversity and Inclusion in the Global Workplace: Aligning Initiatives with Strategic Business Goals
by Carlos Tasso Eira de Aquino, Robert W. Robertson
Springer International Publishing, 2017

Flexible work schedules.

“Performance Management: Putting Research into Action” by James W. Smither, Manuel London
from Performance Management: Putting Research into Action
by James W. Smither, Manuel London
Wiley, 2009

Such flexible schedules give employees greater autonomy while ensuring that they maintain work responsibility.

“Management” by John R. Schermerhorn, Jr., Paul Davidson, Peter Woods, Aharon Factor, Fatima Junaid, Ellen McBarron
from Management
by John R. Schermerhorn, Jr., Paul Davidson, et. al.
Wiley, 2020

Flexible scheduling helps employers meet the demands of employees for more control over their personal time.

“Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders” by M. Scott Norton
from Human Resources Administration for Educational Leaders
by M. Scott Norton
SAGE Publications, 2008

Flexible schedules for starting and ending the workday give employees greater autonomy while meeting their work responsibilities.

“Management” by John R. Schermerhorn, Jr., Daniel G. Bachrach
from Management
by John R. Schermerhorn, Jr., Daniel G. Bachrach
Wiley, 2020

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  • A very abusive system, that allows major companies to abuse personal freedom and timings. example if you have an 18 contract they can call you into work at any time up to 37.00 hours day or night within that week. Refusal has consequences.