Per Cent of New Jobs Offered as Remote


  • Q1 2232%

  • Q2 2233%

Arts, Design & Media

  • Q1 2231%

  • Q2 2232%


  • Q1 2220%

  • Q2 2225%

Business and Finance Operations

  • Q1 2220%

  • Q2 2225%


  • Q1 2211%

  • Q2 2224%

Office and admin support

  • Q1 2211%

  • Q2 2213%

Return to the Office

Most employers expect some in-office time from workers, and the majority of that group have already called their teams back or will soon.

When companies expect workers back:

 64% Already back in the office

 20% Within the second half of 2022

 12% Not returning to the office

 2% 2023 or later

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Point of No Return?

Plans to return workers to the office could cause companies to lose over half of their workforce.

Managers who have lost employees because of return-to-office requirements

Workers who say they would quit if required to return to the office full time

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*Robert Half calculations are based on job postings provided by TalentNeuron™, a comprehensive source of global labour market analytics by Gartner.

Labour Force Survey — August 2022, Statistics Canada; September 9, 2022.

Labour Unemployment Numbers —August 2022, Statistics Canada; September 9, 2022

Online surveys developed by Robert Half and conducted by independent research firms in 2022. Respondents include executives, senior managers and employees from small (20-249 employees), medium (250-499 employees) and large (500+ employees) private, publicly listed and public sector organizations across Canada.