5 alternative work schedules

Personal Development

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.

#4 TELECOMMUNITING

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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