The generational divide as Millennial/Gen Z workers say they want more workplace flexibility

As the workforce slowly begins to go “back to normal”, nine out of 10 of those born in the digital generation say they’re not interested in returning to the office full time.
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look at America's changing work force. Many younger employees saying business as usual is not what they're about, especially at this time. ABC's Deirdre Bolton has more. The former job that I was at decided to no longer honor the working remotely. Reporter: This morning, a career decision made in six minutes. The final straw for me was I was called into an in-person meeting and that meeting was only six minutes. Reporter: Portia Dwight is a program manager, now supporting flexible remote work. As a mom of two, I have to tell you I was able to go see my kindergartner graduate from kindergarten and come back and not feel like I was rushing to I didn't have to apologize profusely for being a mom. Reporter: One study from Harvard business school shows that 81% of people who have been working from home either don't - want to go back or prefer a hybrid life. Many companies are trying to find the right balance. Google, Ford, citigroup promising greater flexibility. Others, JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon saying, remote work is not for those who want to hustle. There are some big misconceptions between who leaders think and what this born digital generation thinks. Ten in this generation doesn't want to go back to full-time. They want to work where and how they want. Reporter: Others are creating flexibility by choosing to wear many hats, embracing what they call polywork maintaining numerous jobs at once. Cassidy Williams has several titles. I'm the co-founder of a music contracting cite. I do some contracting work and I also host a podcast through my work. Reporter: As more workers choose to work from home, they are now able to work several different jobs that are based in different areas throughout the country. I know that we as a culture definitely feel that way where a lot of our value is derived from the work that we do, but if you do a lot of different kinds of work, that kind of stretches your brain in a lot of different ways. Reporter: Most experts say that flexibility is the key concept as the culture of corporate America resets. Eva? Yeah, everyone got a taste for it. Now they want that permanently. Deirdre, thank you so much for bringing that to us this morning. Coming up on "Good morning

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