Out of Office

Flexible work can harm your career – if you’re a man

We strongly believe organisations should be encouraging Out of Office work, because of its many advantages: flexibility, greater productivity, better work-life integration for employees, and so on. But it’s sad to see many Australian organisations haven’t embraced this idea. In fact, it’s just the opposite – especially for men.

A report by Bain & Company and Chief Executive Women found that women with flexible working arrangements are more likely to move into senior leadership roles, but men who do the same are penalised. As a result, many men in large organisations don’t take up flexible working arrangements because it harms their career.

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