When people talk about inclusion, their thoughts tend to go towards metrics like reaching diversity hiring initiatives, but true inclusion is so much more than that. It means building a truly inclusive workplace culture that will allow the company and individuals who work there to thrive and feel that their contributions as individuals are welcomed.
Your managers and executives set the tone. If they don’t take the commitment to inclusion seriously, no one else in the company will either. SHRM emphasizes the importance that “company leaders understand that inclusion is about ensuring that everyone’s voice is heard, opinions are considered and value to the team is evident.” Consider forming an inclusion committee that includes decision makers with the power to make genuine change.
Flexible work schedules are defined as schedules that don’t stick to the traditional 9-to-5 day of an office. With flexible work schedules, employees may come in or leave earlier or later than conventional times dictate. Some flex-time employees also compress work weeks, and may work four 10-hour days rather than five 8-hour ones.
In the end, the goal is to find the best schedule that allows your team to perform optimally. What do you need to consider if you’re thinking of offering flexible work schedules? Here are the pros and cons.
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