Benefits for Companies that Implement Flexibility and Family-Friendly Policies

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Many of the best companies to work for in the US have found that they are benefiting from implementing flexibility and family friendly policies for their employees. Generational attitudes have begun to transform this landscape somewhat over the past decade, as millennial workers are more likely than Baby Boomers or Gen-X to consider workplace flexibility to be essential. This shift, combined with a growing emphasis on the value of diversity within organizations, has created momentum toward increasing these types of offerings. But COVID-19 forced companies across the world to transition to remote work almost overnight, a phenomenon that many believe will revolutionize the way employees work moving forward. In this dynamic climate, my research team and I designed a study to highlight what types of flexible and family-friendly arrangements are available at a variety of businesses and the impact these policies are having on companies and their employees.

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