There has long been talk about the length of the working week here in Australia and New Zealand, and while many companies are now offering more flexible working hours and arrangements to their staff members, there is still a fair way for most organisations to go.
One of the biggest innovators in business of late, Uber, has taken a very different approach to the working hours of their employees. They have what is termed an ‘opt-in’ workforce that allows people to work when they want to work. This article explains this model and argues that perhaps other industries need to adjust their thinking to attract and retain the best talent available. Could this be the future of the IT Industry work week?