Does flexible work make our lives more rigid? Workplace Insight

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Here are just seven of the ways in which flexible working may have actually made our lives more rigid

Kate Lister’s insight:

There seems to be a big difference between the use of the term “flexible work” in the US and UK. In the US, it means being able to work remotely, work part-time, take advantage of flexible scheduling, etc.

In the UK, they seem to apply the term to what we would call freelance work and they call zero hour contracts.

Either way, the thoughts shared here are valid. Work does seem to be creeping more and more into personal time.

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