2009: CEOs Plan More Layoffs While Most Employees Willing To Save Jobs With Schedule Change Or Pay Cut

Job insecurity does little to stop use of work life flexibility, but overwhelming majority change their employment plans because of economic downturn according to survey.

Conducted by Opinion Research Corporation for Work+Life Fit, Inc., of a national probability sample of 757 full-time employed adults to study the reality of work+life flexibility in the recession. Highlights include: Most employees willing to save jobs with schedule change or pay cut; job insecurity is doing little to stop the use of work life flexibility; access to and use of flexibility has either increased or stayed the same for most people; overwhelming majority of respondents have changed their employment plans because of the economic downtown, with a majority saying they are going to work in retirement, and are less likely to take voluntary career breaks to care for children or aging parents.

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