The Benefits of Flexible Schedules

Managing staffing schedules is a time consuming and challenging task for some employers. Additionally, as employers and employees wrestle with achieving work/life balance, scheduling can be one of the factors that lead to employee satisfaction or employee turnover. Many employers have experienced staffing success by offering flexible or alternative schedules.

Managing staffing schedules is a time consuming and challenging task for some employers. Additionally, as employers and employees wrestle with achieving work/life balance, scheduling can be one of the factors that lead to employee satisfaction or employee turnover. Many employers have experienced staffing success by offering flexible or alternative schedules.

Flexible scheduling options include the following:

Benefits of Flexible Scheduling


Employers benefit from offering flexible schedules to candidates and employees who cannot or chose not to work a traditional schedule. Particularly when positions are hard to fill, flexible scheduling allows employers to attract job candidates they might not otherwise attract – those individuals who want to work, but can’t or won’t work a full-time or traditional schedule.

As employers explore employee needs, many have found that the departure from traditional scheduling not only benefits the employee, but also the employer. Some of the benefits of flexibility in staffing include:

As employers implement flexible schedules, many soon discover that what may appear to be a significant withdrawal from traditional staffing becomes a business strategy that benefits both the organization and its staff.

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