Types of flexible working

Since past decade or so, flexible working has been embraced particularly well by most organizations. The types of flexible working pattern adapted to suit employees’ needs includes part time working that entails working less than normal hours and/or fewer days per week. The flexi-time facility allows employees to choose trimmings’ of working for core period.

In addition, employees have flexibility of working for compressed hours and staggered hours for starting, break and finishing timings. Employees can also avail annualized hours under which total working hours are worked out for them to decide when to work in sets of shifts. With flexible working schedules, job sharing permits an employee to share work with some other employee.  Option to work from home is one of the important features of flexible working.

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