Flexible working has evolved into the number one candidate motivator and data from Wave’s Recruitment Trends Report for 2023 has shown a steady and steep upward trajectory in jobs offering it.
The impact of Coronavirus on the recruitment industry Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is affecting the majority of the world in some form and the situation changes at an hourly rate. At the time of publishing, the confirmed cases around the world had hit 96,268 and total deaths had reached 3,304. The recruitment industry is certainly not […]
How flexible working can benefit businesses Empowering people to work flexibly by choosing where, when and how they work for an organisation not only enables them to achieve what they want in both their personal and professional lives, it can boost motivation and productivity and, from a business point of view, help meet global demand […]
The role of technology in the rise of flexible working A steadily rising number of the workforce may now be requesting flexible opportunities but the concept has been fuelled by developments and improvements in connected technologies. Cloud computing, teleconferencing, workplace apps and even faster wifi has enabled employees to work from home yet still stay […]
Changing demographics and the need for workplace flexibility Workplace demographics have changed and the recruitment industry needs to respond to that by initiating a shift in the way job roles are viewed. Flexible working is one possible solution, encouraging great swathes of the workforce who have traditionally been under-represented to re-enter or remain in the […]
Flexible working – the future of talent? Not so long ago, flexible working was practically unheard of and many employers viewed it with scepticism. However, in today’s market – candidate-driven and facing acute skills shortages in several sectors – it has become more important than ever to tap into talent which is not accessible unless […]