The Rise of Women Who Work Remotely: Flexibility is the Future

In today’s evolving workplace, employees are looking for positions that go beyond the typical corporate office and cater to their desire for flexibility. As demographics change in the markets, the desires and demands of workers are developing, and many employers are taking note.

These rapid, substantial changes have many advantages but one demographic that predominantly benefits? Women.

Employers who embrace flexibility and invest in women will see the benefits through their employees and their businesses. There may be challenges with tech, culture and communication to address, but it won’t prevent change from continuing to propel forward. Technology isn’t slowing down, and neither are the women who are shaping the future of the workplace.
— Katie Tatham
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There is plenty of talk around the future of work and the demand for flexibility.  But what and who is the source of this demand? 

With millennial's forming the largest group in the workforce,  it is this demographic, and in particular, women, that are demanding flexibility and shaping the future of the workplace. 

This article highlights the need for companies to reevaluate their practices to meet these demands, or otherwise risk shutting out a demographic of highly skilled, talented and motivated employees.  Employees who arguably, are yielding outcomes for businesses which are highly competitive against the traditional 9 to 5 office job. 

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Jo Palmer