Out of Office

Five Essentials for an Effective Flexible Work Policy

Out of Office work styles form part of a range of flexible work options employers can offer to help recruit and retain valuable employees. If you’re planning to offer flexible work options then it’s critical that you develop a coherent policy that provides guidelines for managing flexible work and encourages employees to use the policy to manage their own personal and work obligations.

Cynthia Calvert lists five essential elements that should be part of all flexible work policies:

  • Designed by the organisation
  • Allows employees to create schedules that fit their needs
  • Reflects support of top management
  • Provides all necessary information and fair terms
  • Implemented strategically

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