9 workplace trends of the future

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2. Ohm! Workplaces get more flexible

Research shows that workplace flexibility is good for business and people. So why are Australian employers the least open to flexible working arrangements of any in the Asia-Pacific region? Almost 80 per cent of Australian workers surveyed by Ranstad say they are unable to work remotely in their current position.

This compares to 59 per cent of workers in China, 62 per cent in India, 64 per cent in Malaysia and 65 per cent of workers in Hong Kong and New Zealand.