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Wall Street Journal: Employers Are Getting More Flexible–to a Point

According to research from the Families and Work Institute, employers have increased flexibility for day to day measures, such as allowing employees to occasionally work from home, but they have cut back on substantial flexible arrangements, such as taking longer leaves and job sharing:

Leaner corporate operations after the recession have made jobs less flexible when it comes to such options, said Ken Matos, senior director of research at the FWI, a nonprofit think tank. Companies simply don’t have the extra staff and money to allow workers to take long leaves, he said, adding that the one-off flexibility is a way for bosses to compensate employees for doing more with less.

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One thought on “Wall Street Journal: Employers Are Getting More Flexible–to a Point

  1. Probably the after effects of recession. It is the case with most of the companies today. They don’t prefer keeping extra staff, ‘A jack of all trade is preferred then the master of one’. Work from home culture is relatively fine because it breeds flexibility!

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