FLEXIBLE WORKING HOURS
The term flexible working hours, also is called flexitime or flextime, describes any work schedule that gives employees some choice in pattern of their daily work hours. There are core times were people must work and flextime where you can adjust the times you work.
o This is particularly true for small business owners. Small companies view this as an advantage to be able to provide flexibility in choosing their schedule which gives small companies an advantage over large companies who are unable to meet the needs of the employees.
o Flexible work shifts can help employees meet personal obligations. A flexible schedule allows an employee to find balance between personal and professional life.
o Another advantage of flexible working hours is that is allows workers to compress their work in the first part of the week to take a relieve in the later part of the second week.
o Many flexible work schedules allow you to manage your time more efficiently
o flexible work time is a possible loss of overall hourly work.
o Flexible hours could classify some job positions in a part-time category and limit employee's eligibility for benefits. The effects of this could be decreased pay, and lack of employer contributed benefits, such as vacation time or health insurance incentives.
o Flexible schedules can be more stressful for employees because in order to get more days off work, employees may need to put in longer days on the job.