The traditional, office-bound workforce is going the way of the dinosaur as a more flexible workforce becomes the modern reality for many workers today. The availability of coworking spaces, shared office space, and collaborative workspaces make a more flexible workforce both possible and more convenient.
What is a flexible workforce, exactly? That depends on who you ask, but generally, a flexible workforce may include part-time employees, contingent workers, independent contractors, full-time employees who work remotely, and gig workers.
As large corporations and small firms all realize the advantages of a more flexible workforce, this model continues to grow.
According to a Global Workplace Analytics report:
What’s the attraction to a more flexible workforce? There are many advantages to this model. Here are just a few:
Though it is true that many remote workers do most of their work from home, there are also many circumstances that make utilizing flexible workspaces or coworking spaces a smart move. Coworking spaces give remote workers access to amenities like conference rooms for important client meetings, phone and mail delivering support, drop-in day offices with access to needed office equipment, and much more.
If you are currently a part of the growing flexible workforce movement, don’t limit yourself to the four walls of your own home. Find the Office Evolution location nearest you and take a tour of our flexible workspaces today.