In this ever-changing business landscape, there’s one thing workers are prioritizing above all else: Freedom. But while studies have shown employee autonomy often leads to improved performance and retention, many companies have failed to embrace it - instead opting for inflexible and ineffective hybrid work models. That’s why now is the time to lay the foundation for a more flexible future of work, one that can bring benefits to employees and employers alike for years to come.
Come with us as Meta for Work explores the idea of freedom. What does it mean to have freedom at work? How do we get it? Should we even want it? And what might it cost?
Get up close and personal with a freelance filmmaker and discover what it’s really like to quit your job to follow a dream. Meet the Asian wander woman who's cracking the code to work-life balance while inspiring others to build digital-first businesses from anywhere. See how VR is making training more accessible and effective. Journey to Hong Kong and learn how technology is helping to unlock a new era of global collaboration, then consider whether increased employee freedom might actually threaten its effectiveness. Last but not least, go deeper with some of our favorite articles on workplace freedom from around the web.
The underlying lesson? Businesses that want to get the most out of their people need to find the right balance between oversight and independence. Let’s begin to break the shackles.