Why is this a priority?
Work has changed in how,where and when it is done. Advances in technology, shifting employee expectations, changing customer and employee demographics, and mobile work area few factors affecting workplace needs. Therefore, the state has embarked on a journey to build a modern work environment. A modern work environment empowers employees with choice, enables excellent performance, supports multiple generations, and is mindful of our impact on the environment. Research shows employees and job-seekers value a workplace that provides:
- flexibility in when they work
- mobility in where they work
- a physical workspace that is motivating andinspiring
- technology that enables high performance and a culture that supports their well-being
By fostering this type of work environment, we will improve the state’s ability to attract, engage, and retain talented employees so that they can do great work for Washingtonians.