Every worker is different, and some people find they can be more efficient in a different environment. New ways of working allow employees, supervisors, and managers to increase their mobility, with the potential for personal benefits such as improved work life balance and reduced transportation costs.
Workpoint, the government's corporate rollout of Leading Workplace Strategies, outlines a new approach to how we adopt mobile and flexible work styles more widely across government, and notes the following benefits of this new approach: empowering staff to work where they need to, not just in one location; building a culture of trusted professionalism; and reducing government's real estate footprint over time, resulting in cost savings and environmental benefits.
This article outlines the following work options or "work styles":
Not every mobile work option is for everyone: the fit between job duties, operational requirements, employee personality, performance goals, and the work style must be right. Getting informed about the options will help you talk with your employee or supervisor about the best option and how to implement it successfully. Read on to explore the options you may wish to consider.