The top 3 things you can do to attract (and retain) industry-leading talent to your organisation.
As the UK job market becomes more candidate-driven, companies are facing an increasingly challenging task of attracting top talent to their organisations. With the current shortage of skilled professionals in many industries, companies need to do more than post job adverts to get the best candidates. In this blog post, we will look at the top three things you can do to attract industry-leading talent to your organisation.
1. Offer competitive compensation packages.
A competitive compensation package is one of the most crucial factors that can attract top talent to your organisation. According to a study conducted by Payscale, salary is the number one factor that motivates employees to switch jobs. Offering a competitive salary is not only essential to attract top talent, but it's also crucial for retaining them.
To attract industry-leading talent, you need to research the market and determine the average salaries for the positions you are hiring for. It would help if you also considered offering additional perks and benefits such as bonuses, flexible working hours, and health insurance to make your compensation package more attractive.
2. Create a positive workplace culture.
The workplace culture is another important factor that can attract top talent to your organisation. According to a survey conducted by Glassdoor, 77% of job seekers consider a company's culture before applying for a job. Creating a positive workplace culture can help your organisation stand out from the competition and attract top talent.
To create a positive workplace culture, you need to focus on employee engagement, communication, and collaboration. It would help if you also encouraged a healthy work-life balance by offering flexible working arrangements and ensuring employees have the necessary resources to perform their jobs effectively.
3. Invest in training and development.
Top talent is always looking for opportunities to grow and develop their skills. By investing in training and development programs, you can attract top talent to your organisation and retain them in the long term. According to a study conducted by LinkedIn, 94% of employees would stay with a company longer if it invested in their career development.
To attract industry-leading talent, you must offer training and development programs aligned with your employees' career goals. You should also provide opportunities for employees to learn new skills, attend conferences and networking events, and receive feedback on their performance.
Attracting industry-leading talent to your organisation can be challenging, but it's possible. By offering competitive compensation packages, creating a positive workplace culture, and investing in training and development, you can attract top talent and retain them long-term. With the current shortage of skilled professionals in many industries, it's essential to focus on these areas to stay competitive and attract the best candidates for your organisation.
Who are JSL Solutions?
At JSL Solutions, we go beyond the traditional recruitment consultancy role by specialising in placing automotive aftermarket professionals and industry leaders within sales and marketing and managing senior-level and executive search appointments. Our unique advantage lies in our extensive hands-on operational and recruitment experience in the disciplines and sectors we work in, which allows us to act as strategic advisors rather than just career recruiters. With our operational expertise, experience, and industry insights, we help clients and candidates make successful connections within their respective industries, securing top talent and industry-leading roles.
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This blog was written by Stewart Lupton, Managing Director, JSL Solutions. You can contact him at 0203 3968 6605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.