Flexibility at work comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes these days – and one we’re a particular fan of is the 9-day fortnight. We look at what the 9-day fortnight is and how it could be a great flexible working option for you.
Whether you’re returning to work after having a baby or if you’re simply seeking greater work-life balance, there are all sorts of ways you can approach your employer to find that much needed flexibility in your life. But not everyone wants to reduce their hours down so that their pay packet is overly affected. A good option, in this instance, is the 9-day fortnight.
Deborah O’Sullivan, MD at Ten2Two says, “A 9-day fortnight can be good for employers who are nervous about the business impact of approving a flexible working request in certain situations, particularly where the member of the team is so senior that they don’t feel they can lose their time in case it affects day-to-day business requirements.”
If you’d like to find a new role with greater flexibility, please register with part-time and flexible recruitment agency Ten2Two today. We’ll be in touch with relevant roles and news about our upcoming, free, local events.