This Working Life

Contracts are key to more flexible work arrangements

Since the pandemic, focus has shifted to what you can get done rather than where you are, which can suit both employers and workers looking for more flexible contract work

The desire for greater work-life balance is motivating significant numbers of employees to forgo full-time positions in favour of contract work

Ciara Garvan is the founder and chief executive of WorkJuggle, a recruitment platform for flexible, remote and contract roles

Are you one of the many people who realised the benefits of a flexible work schedule during the pandemic?

Numerous studies and surveys have found that employees are now seeking such an arrangement and employers are willing to provide it.

In January, for example, research from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) found that 90 per cent ...