Employees Face Work-Life Flexibility Obstacles
97% of employees say they have some form of work-life flexibility, and 23% say they have more work-life flexibility than they did last year.
58% say that they and their employer share control over the level of work-life flexibility allowed, while 23% say it is entirely dictated by their company.
62% say they face obstacles in pursuing work-life flexibility.
Increased workload and no time: 37%, Fear of making less money and losing a job: 28%, Concerns over hurting career and work-ethic impressions among colleagues: 20%
68% say a lack of work-life flexibility hurts employee loyalty and morale.
64% say a lack of work-life flexibility creates stress and other health issues.
64% feel a lack of work-life flexiblity negatively impacts performance, including work engagement, creativity and productivity.
57% say they get no training or guidance on how to manage work-life flexibility.
70% of women employees say a lack of work-life flexibility results in health issues, compared to 61% of men.
44% of female workers say an increased workload and lack of time is keeping them from enjoying work-life flexibility, compared to 33% of men.