Craving hybrid work? HR job ads for flexi-work soar

It seems us HR leaders aren't too keen on an in-office return

Craving hybrid work? HR job ads for flexi-work soar

The number of job postings that offered hybrid work increased by 52% in the period between September 1, 2021, and August 31, 2022, according to FlexJobs. The employment platform defined hybrid work as “a professional job that allowed for both remote and in-office work for employees”.

In new data released this week, FlexJobs found 57% of job postings that offered hybrid work are only for experienced-level positions. Manager-level roles accounted for 22% of the job ads, 14% sought senior director-level positions, while the remaining seven per cent focused on entry-level roles.

In terms of industry, the top career fields for hybrid jobs are;

  1. Accounting and Finance
  2. Computer and IT
  3. Marketing
  4. Project Management
  5. Sales
  6. Medical and Health
  7. HR and Recruiting

Read more: Hybrid work: How to engage a multi-generational workforce

According to the report, non-profit, communications, and legal industries also saw a spike in hybrid roles available. By organisation, FlexJobs named the following companies that offered the most job postings for hybrid roles in the last 12 months. They include:

  1. Kelly
  2. Robert Half International
  3. Thermo Fisher Scientific
  4. LHH - Lee Hecht Harrison
  5. UnitedHealth Group
  6. CVS Health
  7. Twilio
  8. Randstad
  9. Verizon
  10. Grand Canyon Education - GCE

Sara Sutton, Founder and CEO of FlexJobs, commented that there is now a "tipping point" in terms of integration of hybrid work in companies.

"We have definitely seen a tipping point towards a deeper and more permanent integration of remote and hybrid work into organisations," said Sutton in a statement.

"While it can vary greatly by employer and industry, many companies are successfully adopting hybrid workplaces for the long-term, as this list of leading companies demonstrates. When carried out correctly, hybrid workplaces can be a win for both employers and professionals, and we expect that hybrid working will become the workplace norm moving forward."

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