5 alternative work schedules
By Kay Fitzgerald
Last Updated January 02, 2021
Sometimes, alternative work schedules can seem like a complicated task.
Let's explore five different types that all companies should be aware of.
EMPLOYEES WORK A NORMAL WORKING WEEK IN LESS THAN FIVE DAYS
#1 COMPRESSED WORKING WEEK
TWO OR MORE PART-TIME EMPLOYEES SHARE ONE FULL TIME JOB
Demonstrates that the company recognizes and respects work-life balances.
#2 JOB SHARING
employees are given more control over the hours that they work each day
#3 FLEXIBLE WORKING HOURS
Employees spend a specified amount of time working off-site including home.
EMPLOYEES TAKE A BREAT FROM A JOB FOR A SPECIFIC PERIOD OF TIME
#5 CAREER BREAKS
No matter what work schedules you introduce they must satisfy both the employees and organizations objectives to be effective.
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