This Working Life

Employers are finally coming round to hybrid working

Before the pandemic, 71 per cent of employers were opposed to hybrid working practices, but while they are now starting to see the benefits, there is still work to be done to optimise the model

By remote working, employees gain back significant time from not having to commute as regularly, and they can avoid typical office interruptions. Picture: Getty

Niamh Cray is head of people and talent at Auxilion, the IT managed services provider

Hybrid working is here to stay, and while it has yet to be perfected, addressing any remaining issues should be a key objective for employers and employees.

Flexibility has already become a crucial factor in employee retention and recruitment for many organisations. Employers are now focusing on managing hybrid working models to support employee engagement and performance, while continuing to ...