Will hiring plans for comms function change as a result of Covid-19? over the next 12 months?

Communications skills are evolving…One Agency CEO considers a refresh in the whole hiring process “We’ll be hiring soon, but for different types of people. We’re looking for ‘culture add’ and diversity and, necessarily, that’s going to mean we hire in different ways.” Another Agency MD offered, “We’re more likely to hire remote staff,” suggesting that the watch word is one of flexibility.

Over the next 12 months, will you change your hiring plans for your comms function as a result of Covid-19?

Over the next 12 months, will you change your hiring plans for your comms function as a result of Covid-19?
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22%
We will hire in the same way before the pandemic hit
30%
We will continue hiring but for different parts of the comms function
19%
Our hiring plans are now on hold
7%
We will not be hiring anyone for the next 12 months
22%
Other – please share…

 

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