[Excerpt] Around the world, especially in North America and Europe, businesses are exploring and embracing new ways of bringing flexibility to the workplace. This flexibility movement began as a talent initiative to accommodate working mothers and over time has evolved to include practices such as compressed workweeks, job sharing, phased work and much more. In a survey conducted by FlexJobs and WorldatWork, 80% of companies surveyed offered some kind of work flexibility options to their employees. In fact, flexible work opportunities are no longer viewed as a differentiator in the employee value proposition; it is now expected. Flexible work is here to stay and will continue to evolve in order to meet the needs of an agile, digital and millennial dominated workplace.