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Martin Dineen

Hybrid hiring: Five skills every business should look for in a candidate

Martin Dineen
Remote Work
5 minute Read

Workplace conversations are currently drowning in buzzwords, from ‘The Great Resignation’ to ‘The Great Alignment’ and more recently ‘anchor days’ (where a specific group of employees attend the office on specific days). These are all considerations that employers are expected to carry into the unknown, and an indication that heading back to the office may not be as straightforward as one may hope.

But while focus is fixed on the ways of working, there is a lack of focus on ways of hybrid hiring. Yes, businesses should centre on creating an environment that teams want to return… but also a place future employees gravitate to.

With the new Omicron variant lingering and fears around international borders remaining closed, the talent shortage is continuing as the cause for concern, and decision makers need to address the framework of their traditional hiring processes.

Here’s how businesses can embrace hybrid hiring.

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