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Does extra flexibility when it comes to expectations, hours and distant work develop into a recruitment and retention device? In some circumstances, sure. But can companies outcompete different companies for expertise due to flexibility… that hasn’t been confirmed.
What wins out: a further $100,000 or distant work? For most associates, the compensation will in all probability outweigh the flexibleness, given that almost all massive companies nonetheless have excessive expectations.
— Kristin Stark, a guide at Fairfax Associates, in feedback given to the American Lawyer, on the “big trade-off” between flexibility and compensation. “It’s about the percentage of talent that will make that trade off,” she mentioned, “and it’s probably a relatively small population—not half or a quarter of the talent market.”
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