Creating a culture of flexibility: The role of HR

Enabling a flexible workforce can result in real business benefits – from hiring and retention of team members to reducing environmental impact and facilities costs. But to do it right requires more than just a flexible work program, it requires a culture of flexibility that is integral to the business. And that means many different functions within the enterprise, working in concert.

In other blogs on this topic, we explore the roles of IT and Facilities in fostering that culture. Here, we’ll look at the responsibilities of human resources (HR).

Our culture of flexibility is supported by two main initiatives: First ourConnected Workplace program enables eligible team members to work remotely, at variable hours or in other flexible capacities that fulfill the needs of both their jobs and their lifestyles. Second is Conexus, our Employee Resource Group that enables mobile and remote team members to network more effectively and share best working practices.

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