On more than one front Millennials are becoming a driving force for change in our society, and the tech-driven group is leaving no stone unturned. Currently, Millennials have set their sights on the 9 to 5 work day.
Cut to 60 years ago, computers were clunky and barely functional. Phones required direct lines in order call out. Instant coffee hadn’t been invented yet. Workplaces required all their employees to be physically at their desks since that was the only way they could access the company files.
Nowadays, parents don’t have choose either their careers or their children; but seeking to balance the two roles requires circus levels of expertise.
Improving flexible working policies is a necessary step to ensure gender equality and greater diversity in the workplace- but what if recruitment is really the overlooked tool to bring more women in the workplace?
Work patterns are going through some serious changes in the twenty-first century. While traditionally employees of any age or level would be contracted a fixed nine to five working day, a new generation in the workforce has been demanding something different.
In this section.
- Harvey Tilley, Independent Living Fund Scotland
- Bonnie Clarke, Badenoch & Clark
- Amanda Jones, Maclay Murray and Spens LLP
- Tracey Eker, Flexiworkforce.com
- Olivia McLeod, Scottish Government
- Aneela McKenna, Scottish Parliament
- Fiona McQueen, Scottish Government
- Celia Tennant, Inspiring Scotland
- Tania Hemming, Morton Fraser
- Lorraine Gray, Pursuit Marketing
- Andrew Watson, Quorum Network Resources
- Alan Thornburrow, Business In the Community