Appetite for hybrid working shows no sign of letting up at large firms

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companies have been posting hybrid working related roles in record numbers, according to a new report from GlobalDataThe ongoing advancements in technology have made remote collaboration more feasible and seamless than ever before. Collaboration tools have become essential in ensuring the coexistence of the digital and physical workplace, both internally with employees and externally with clients. And in 2023, companies have been posting hybrid working related roles in record numbers, according to a new report from GlobalData.

The report, “Global Hiring Activity Trends & Signals – Q3 2023,” claims that sectors such as construction, insurance, banking & payments, technology and communications, and pharmaceuticals posted significant hybrid job roles during the third quarter (Q3) of 2023.

Sherla Sriprada, Business Fundamentals Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “Post-COVID-19 job trends indicate a shift towards hybrid and flexible work models. With more sectors looking at flexible work models, these may become a norm along with ‘in-office’ roles in near future.”

An analysis of GlobalData’s Job Analytics Database reveals that some of the notable companies that posted hybrid jobs during Q3 2023 include Black & Veatch Corp, Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc, Wells Fargo & Co, Charter Communications Inc, and Merck & Co Inc.

Black & Veatch Corp’s “EPC Project Director – Utility-Scale Solar” hybrid role focuses on the portfolio of utility-scale EPC and services projects primarily encompassing both union and non-union solar farms and solar generation. Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc’s “Director of Client Service, Employee Health & Benefits” role supports colleagues through the life cycle, from recruitment to professional development to creating an environment of inclusion and motivation in a hybrid work environment.

Wells Fargo & Co’s “Financial Crimes Director” hybrid work role is to develop and implement procedures ensuring proactive identification, prevention, execution, detection, investigation, recovery, and government internal reporting of financial crimes activity. Charter Communications Inc’s “Director, Engineering OSP” hybrid work model is for creating technology roadmaps that will maintain and enhance the company’s Outside Plant (OSP) Architectural delivery systems thorough knowledge and understanding of HFC Networks, FTTx architectures, Fiber Optic Technology, RF Signals, Powering Systems, DOCSIS, Network Design, and RF Amplification theory.

Merck & Co Inc’s “Associate Director, Campaign Development Lead US Oncology Marketing (Hybrid)” role leads the development and delivery of integrated marketing communications plans for multi-channel programs that support the strategic imperatives for Pan Tumor and serves as core participant in shaping objectives for US Oncology.

Sriprada concludes: “Embracing the shift to hybrid work models is not just a trend; it is a strategic imperative for companies navigating the evolving landscape. The hybrid roles across diverse sectors signals a profound transformation in the way we work, ensuring adaptability and resilience in the post-COVID-19 era.”

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