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Sample Policy on Flexible Work Arrangements

written by: Teresa (Tracey) Stanisha (Tips From Tia)•edited by: Jean Scheid•updated: 6/29/2011

When you want to have your employees perform as best as possible, you may want to institute a sample policy on flexible work arrangements. This may be just what they need to do the best work they can. It will allow them to make their lives easier so they can produce more while they work.

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    Flex Work Arrangements Can Be Beneficial

    Flex Work Hours Are Beneficial As an employer, you may be interested in making your employees produce more and at the same time increase job satisfaction. You can do this by using a sample policy on flexible work arrangements. This can be instituted in your business and can be used to induce better results. There are all sorts of reasons to consider allowing your employees a more flexible work schedule. In the end, it will do much to improve employee morale and also productivity.

    When your employees have flexible hours, they will be better able to handle the other responsibilities in their lives. This reduces the level of stress that they are under and they will be able to perform their job duties better.

    A sample policy on flexible work arrangements can include several different options. You may decide that you can allow employees to arrive several hours earlier or later and as long as the stay the desired amount of time to complete their jobs. This works well when an employee has particular demands in their lives on specific days. Most employees will only use this when they need to and you will find that they will usually arrive at the original time on most days and their attendance will improve.

    Another way that you can institute work flexible hours is to allow employees to work on weekends if they need to. They will be able to take a day or two off during the week and this will allow them to attend to things such as doctor or dentist appointments that are only available during the week. Allowing this in your workplace is beneficial. If there is someone there on weekends, work is being produced at all times, which will lead to more profits.

    Yet another way to allow your employees a flexible work schedule is to split the work day hours in half. If they need to take a few hours after they are there for several hours in the morning and return later in the afternoon to finish out their shift, it will allow them to get things done.

    There are plenty of reasons why a flexible work schedule is needed for employees.Many people have to attend personal appointments that may not be available to them on weekends. Others may have children that have school requirements that must be attended. Still, others may have responsibilities for caring for an elderly parent or other such needs.

    The benefits of allowing flexible work schedules are limitless. They offer employees a way to work at their best productivity levels. When employees are under less stress, they perform better. When they perform better, then work gets done quicker and more profits can be made.

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