Flexibility scores over 9-5 timings in job preference

   May 25, 12:44 pm

Melbourne, May 25 (ANI): It seems that 9-5 desk job is losing it's popularity, with a new survey suggesting that Australia is leading the world in freelance and part-time work.

Australian workers are also more mobile than the global average, with 70 percent saying that they work more on the move than they used to.

Global research by Mindmetre and Regus found that 91 percent of Australian senior managers would hire more freelance staff next year, the highest out of the 14 countries that were measured.

Australia also topped the world for senior managers who believed that either they or their employees would be working part time later in their careers.

Regus regional vice-president William Willems said flexible hours and conditions for staff was a valuable way to attract workers, help businesses minimise staff turnover and find new talent.

"As workforce expectations and demands continue to evolve, flexible work is becoming an attractive option for workers looking to achieve a better balance between work life and life," News.com.au quoted him as saying.

The survey questioned 431 Australian senior managers in manufacturing, production, banking, retail, IT, healthcare and marketing sectors.

More than 16,000 managers were surveyed worldwide. (ANI)

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