What 89% of Workers Are Willing To Give Up Their Job For

Bankrate survey shows workers are willing to make sacrifices to get a shorter work week and flexibility about where they do their work.

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The pandemic ushered in a new way of working and it hasn’t left. In fact, workers have warmed to hybrid and remote working so much that many won’t go back into the office full-time. A new survey from Bankrate reveals workplace flexibility is a top priority and that workers are willing to make significant  trade-offs to obtain a shorter work week and the opportunity to work mostly from home.  

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Donna LeValley
Personal Finance Writer

Donna joined Kiplinger as a personal finance writer in 2023. She spent more than a decade as the contributing editor of J.K.Lasser's Your Income Tax Guide and edited state specific legal treatises at ALM Media. She has shared her expertise as a guest on Bloomberg, CNN, Fox, NPR, CNBC and many other media outlets around the nation.