Comparing Workspace Terms

Flexible Work vs. Flexible Workplace

Flexible work is an umbrella term used to describe any type of work that does not fall under the more traditional working hours. There are multiple types of flexible work that is becoming more commonly seen in offices such as; job sharing, work from home, flexitime, annualized hours, part-time working, activity-based working. These are all different ways that people can work outside of 9-5 working hours. A flexible workplace is a term that falls under the umbrella of flexible work and refers to the structure of an office, a structure that differs from the more traditional rows and cubicles. Flexible offices include different layouts such as; hot desks, collaborative coworking spaces, and open offices.