Job Sharing And The Benefits For Employers
14th Jun 2022
What is job sharing?
Job sharing is a type of flexible working arrangement where two or more employees share the workload and pay of a full time role.
In the last six months there has been an incredible 397% increase in our candidates stating that they are looking for roles offering job sharing opportunities.Most roles can be split into a job share. There does, however, need to be guidelines in place for it to work successfully. Things such as excellent communication, a plan for dividing workload accordingly, setting goals and measuring success. When implemented correctly, there are many advantages to job sharing, let’s take a look at some of them.
Job sharing benefits for employers
Retain and attract the best talent
As an employer you will be able to retain and attract the best talent when full time work isn’t an option, due to commitments or preferences such as parental responsibilities, illness, disabilities, globetrotters, other personal reasons, or those who simply want some extra free time. As an employer you get to keep valued employees who might otherwise quit.The Job Share Project reported that a staggering 87% of respondents said the ability to job share meant the difference between staying with a company and leaving.