To hybrid or not to hybrid: which working style suits you best?

Hang out on LinkedIn for a while and you’ll sense a rumbling of mounting pressure amongst employers for workers to get back into the office full time. It seems that many employers would prefer the one-size-fits-all approach. That makes sense – it’s easier to manage. But in reality, the days of everyone in the office […]

Hybrid working is here to stay

We often think of employers and employees as being on different sides of tug o’war. In the area of hybrid working, since lockdowns have ended, there’s been renewed jostling. On one hand employees want to keep the flexibility of the hybrid model and on the other, employers are encouraging employees back into the workplace. Indeed, […]

What is hybrid burnout and what can you do about it?

F1rst Commercial Recruitment What is Hybrid Burnout

Before we’d ever heard of Covid, many of us were always keen to move to a more flexible and hybrid working model. Hybrid working is a mixture of home and office working and is hanging around as the post-pandemic new normal. But now that it’s here for many, are we happy about it? There is […]

Do you need to do anything differently when applying for a hybrid job?

It’s the talk of the recruitment town; hybrid working is the buzz phrase that’s lingering in the post-pandemic jobs market. But what does it mean for the job seeker? Given that everyone is telling you that the power lies with the candidate at the moment, does it mean that you can simply ask and you […]

Life in the office in a Covid-orientated world

The last month has seen, and the months ahead of us will see, resurgence in workers returning to the office environment. But it’s not a linear line of simply returning to what went before. It feels as if every business is shaping its own new model of working. Some are incrementally increasing office-based days, some […]