Benefits And Benefits Of Flextime Essay

808 Words Nov 30th, 2014 4 Pages
Flextime has always been an interesting topic to me. As a teacher I have never had the privilege to be on a schedule with flextime. Schoolteachers have a fixed time they must be at work. For me it begins at 7:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Now it can change based on the sports you coach or the activities you are in. However, I believe it would be more beneficial for students and teachers if we could figure out a way to use a flex schedule. Companies that use flex scheduling seem to have a good morale. Humans love to have flexibility and the flex schedule gives you that. My wife works at Marathon where they have a flex schedule. She absolutely loves it and enjoys choosing the time she works. Much like the story out of the Mondy text they have core hours as well. Her core hours are from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. and they must complete an eight-hour workday as well. Throughout this paper I will be discussing the advantages, how to implement flextime and be successful with it and how it builds a better working environment. There are several advantages to having flextime in your workplace. The first advantage is you are more likely to stay with that company if it provides flexibility. “About 80% of Accenture employees said that their ability to manage work and home life affects their career choices and their desire to stay at the company” (The Benefits of Flextime). That is an overwhelming majority that says flexibility makes a difference in their career choice. So when companies offer…

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