As the post-pandemic workplace shakeout continues, a shift in attitudes is once again taking hold. A new study from job search engine Adzuna, shows that the proportion of advertised remote roles saw a decline to 9.2% by July 2023 from 14.5% a year ago. Vacancies for remote roles started dropping in April 2023 and have continued to fall since.

While remote work remains a viable and popular option for employers, with 701,194 roles available, it appears companies are adjusting their strategies and transitioning to more office-based or hybrid work arrangements compared to last year.

“The return to office battle has been ongoing,” says James Neave, head of data science at Adzuna.

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