Workplace flexibility is a kind of smart talent strategy as it helps the company to attract talent from the market. Companies like Good energy should understand that talent of the employees is something which would take company to places. Hence companies incorporate workplace flexibility. When an organization is not imposing anything on the employees, the employees tend to understand the fact that the company is treating them with respect and trust. The employees thus reciprocate the same which helps the companies to grow.
Workplace flexibility – what are the main types and how does this relate to work/life balance policies?
What do we need to know in terms of the benefits and drawbacks of workplace flexibility?
Finally, how important is workplace flexibility and work/life balance policies to our employer brand? (Within your report, it is important that you consider its importance to younger workers given the ageing population and the challenges of attracting Generation Y employees.)
It is very important to promote the idea of work flexibility and then the employers need to make it happen. These policies are important because they help to reduce absenteeism, they also help in the retention and attracting talented employees, they increased employee motivation and make the employees think that they are being trusted and are treated as adults. When the employees understand that all their needs are being taken care of, they would become more responsive towards the needs of the employer and would always try to reciprocate the trust and respect by means of their work.