The global Covid-19 pandemic has necessitated rapid changes in both social and business life in a short time. One of these changes, flexible working, although existing before, has become even more common with the advent of the pandemic. The importance of flexible working has increased in terms of combating the pandemic and workplaces have largely started to adopt flexible working in order to minimize the effects of the pandemic on business life.
This research investigates the relationship between teachers who work flexibly and their passion for work during the Covid-19 Pandemic period by using demographic variables. Quantitative research method has been used in the study, data has been obtained by using online survey collection technique, and a total of 265 questionnaires have been evaluated for the analysis of the data. The entire data has been recorded in SPSS (statistical package for social sciences) for Windows 22 software on the computer and analyzed.
According to the data obtained as a result of the study, there is a significant difference between the marital status, number of children and job experiences of the teachers and the sub-dimensions of work engagement, dedication, absorption and vigor. The number of children and job experiences of teachers and the sub-dimension of flexible working work responsibility indicate a significant difference. In addition, the overall scores of flexible working show a significant difference according to the job experience of the teachers.
Keywords: Covid 19, Pandemic, Flexible Working, Work Engagement