Longevity Agenda Action Item
- Encourage robust flexible scheduling for employees of all ages
In many ways, phased retirement is one type of workplace flexibility: it’s part-time work specific to older workers. But for an organization to truly support its aging workforce, a wide variety of flexible work options must be offered to workers of all ages.
Flexibility is a strategic business tool, not an accommodation for a specific set of people. When a company acknowledges the business value of flex, it makes sense to apply that logic to the needs of its aging workforce as part of a broad strategy for success.
Flexible Work Arrangements: Top 10 Stubborn Myths Vs. Realities About Formal Flexibility | Respectful Exits
One of the biggest obstacles to adopting flexibility is fear. More often than not, that fear is grounded in stubborn myths. Are remote workers really sitting around in their pajamas watching TV all day? If one person on a team works from home, does everyone else really want to follow? This presentation highlights the top 10 stubborn myths about formal flexibility—and the realities based on both practice and empirical research.
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