“Skilled professionals have more career opportunities and power in the hiring process than ever before,” said David King, Canadian Senior Managing Director at Robert Half. “In order to attract and land top talent, employers need to be proactive in making their company a great place to work. This includes offering comprehensive compensation and benefits packages as well as remote flexibility. Is.”
Talent in demand may be offered higher salaries – 46% of firms said they are raising starting salaries – and signing bonuses to attract applicants (30%).
Other benefits include increased paid time off and greater flexibility such as working from home or hybrid working.
However, employers see remote work as giving them more ‘compensation flexibility’, suggesting that professionals looking to work from home may have to settle on pay and other financial compensation.