Flex working is in demand in IT sector

A quarter of IT professionals have turned down a job because they were not offered flexible working as part of their package. Although 93% of employees in the IT industry would like to work flexibly, 47% think such a request would be turned down by their employer, while 10% believe that they would be labelled a troublemaker for asking for the perk. Flexible working research†by Theitjobboard.com also found that 82% believe that jobs in the sector were suited to flexible working, yet less than half of those surveyed (46%) currently work this way.