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Boston: Hiring top talent is hard. Some companies are more difficult than others.

New data from Scoop Technologies, reported by Bloomberg News, found that companies expect their employees to: come to the office every day The additional pace of employees is provide flexibility. “Companies with a one-day-a-week rule increased their workforce by nearly 5 percent over the past year,” the report said, “compared to 2.6 percent for companies with a five-day week.”

The obvious implication is that a five-day-week office job is the last choice for many workers.

Of course, there are caveats. Perhaps Scoop, who consults on hybrid staffing, is very interested in sharing these numbers. Perhaps a full-time office worker might be a different type of company: a slower growing, more traditional company with less reason to increase headcount.

There may also be regional differences. US cellphone data shows workers are returning to offices in Salt Lake City and Omaha much faster than in Philadelphia and Cleveland.sudden increase Unemployment rate Workers may lose their commitment.

However, even if the unemployment rate rises, the influence of elite talent will still be significant. Moreover, Scoop’s findings are consistent with what I’ve been hearing from job seekers for months. So they aren’t thrilled with the inflexible role.

While the desire for work-life balance is a major driver, their hesitation is deeper. Commentary: Want to Hurt Recruiting? Mandate a 5 Day Week in the Office

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