Out of Office

The Beginning of the End of the 9-to-5 Workday?

Dan Schwabel writes the following in Time’s Moneyland magazine:

The traditional eight-hour workday may soon be the exception rather than the rule. New evidence shows that we’re reaching a tipping point in terms of workplace flexibility, with businesses seeing the wisdom of allowing employees — young ones especially — to work odd hours, telecommute and otherwise tweak the usual 9-to-5 grind.

Schwabel offers three reasons businesses should offer Out Of Office work arrangements in order to attract and retain Gen-Y employees:

  • Gen Y workers won’t accept jobs where they can’t access Facebook
  • Gen Y-ers value workplace flexibility over more money
  • Gen Y workers are always connected to jobs through technology

Read the full article at Moneyland.com.

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