Employers are vying to attract employees who might otherwise want to work independently, report says
Roughly 3 in 4 individuals – regardless of whether they are students or professionals – believe flexible schedules and work locations will present “big opportunities” for them, according to a large-scale survey by INSEAD in collaboration with Universum, the HEAD Foundation and MIT Leadership Centre.
“Employers are no longer competing against other companies for talent, but are vying to attract employees who might otherwise want to work independently,” the survey report said. It interviewed 18,377 individuals across 19 countries.
Results showed a large majority who believed that flexible working hours represent a “big opportunity” for their professional life in the next 10 years: