Flexibility in where and when to work is one of the main drivers for employee satisfaction

as stated in the Future Forum Pulse in May 2022 with 10,646 knowledge workers
New data in the latest Future Forum report shows the desire for flexibility has intensified among knowledge workers — and they’re willing to walk to get it.
Flexibility means more than a day or two working from home. Most important is the flexibility in time.
In the current discussion about hybrid work, schedule flexibility is an underrated topic. When designing the future work place, it should be more in focus.

Hybrid work means flexibility in where and when to work!

of knowledge workers
want flexibility in where they work

of knowledge workers
want flexibility in when they work
Flexibility is the second most important factor for employee satisfaction (right behind compensation). 

Source: Future Forum pulse, May 2022, https://futureforum.com/pulse-survey/
Lack of schedule flexibility dramatically impacts employee experience scores. Compared to those with moderate schedule flexibility, knowledge workers who say they have little to no ability to set their own hours report:

  • 3.4x worse work-related stress and anxiety
  • 2.2x worse work-life balance

Asynchronous work is the answer for time flexibility

Working asynchronously gives you back the flexibility to manage your own schedule and puts you back into control of your calendar. A hybrid work place strategy must consider async work as a major part to be successful.

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What is async work?
Let's define asynchronous work and compare it to synchronous work. 
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