With the demands of strategic roles ever increasing, a greater emphasis is being placed on achieving a good work-life balance. As a result, flexible working policies that give the option of spending less time in the office, are fast becoming expectations of today's top candidates. With advances in digital technologies allowing individuals to work on the go, or perform the same functions when working remotely, employees are able to reduce desk time.
Millennials are paving the way for others to work remotely. As Millennials grow into key strategic roles, it makes sense that companies are becoming more comfortable with remote work. More people are knowledge workers, meaning that they work with ideas and information, rather than with machinery. It is this knowledge economy that naturally supports the practice mobile working.