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Developers desire more work-life balance through flexible work arrangements, such as flexible hours and remote work options, according to HackerRank Survey

Desired Company Arrangements for Improved Work-Life Balance
2018 (percentage of respondents)

Note: Data based on survey of 39,441 developers from HackerRank community. HackerRank is a job matching platform connecting 3.2 million developers to potential jobs.
Proof Point Findings:
  • Flexible Arrangements – Developers want more flexible arrangements to improve work-life balance, such as flexible hours (89%), remote work options (81%), and more focus on output than hours (79%)
  • More Vacation/Time Off – More than half (54% to 55%) want more vacation and paid-time off, with 41% preferring no e-mails after work hours
  • Side Projects – 41% interested in side projects to foster creativity and break routine
  • Health Initiatives – Four in ten also interested in more health initiatives, such as fitness programs and healthcare
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include increased competition for talent among technology and non-technology firms, growing demand for greater work flexibility, rising number of Millennials in workforce, and proliferation of social and/or collaboration platforms
Business Model and Practices: Smart, Creative People
Sector: Information Technology

Date Last Updated: October 16, 2018

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