Recruit employees? How to Attract, Engage and Retain?
Finding and retaining employees can be quite a challenge for many companies, especially in the current tight job market.
Most entrepreneurs or business owners do not have the right knowledge and skills to attract, engage and retain staff in this capricious labor market.
Recruitment is not something you just throw in, it has become a specialty. You need specialists who will help you become more successful in recruiting, engaging, bonding and retaining employees.
Recruitment can be divided into 3 phases:
- Operational recruitment
- Tactical recruitment
- Strategic recruitment
Operational recruitment is recruiting the right person in the right place.
Tactical recruitment; how to find the right people and ensure they stay longer at the organization.
Strategic recruitment; longer or long term vision, looking at the organization, the processes, the ’employer brand’ and how this is profiled in the market.
Thére is often a lot of profit to be gained.
The pain is in filling the vacancy, most entrepreneurs usually focus on that; recruiting directly.
When you look at the strategic problems that a company has in recruiting, you can also provide a more sustainable solution, by this an entrepreneur can be more successful in recruiting in the longer term.
The labor market
It appears that the labor market will not change in the short term.
This means that organizations must continue to think strategically, be more critical of their own recruitment processes and be flexible in order to be able to adapt to the labor market.
Who? What? Where? How?
How does the target audience search?
- What is the media behavior of the target audience?
- The candidate story
How do you approach the target audience?
- On- and offline communities
- Telephone, social media, intermediaries
- Who approaches?
- Research, reseller, own experience, intake
- Active or latent search?
Relationship with your staff
A lasting relationship with your staff is most important, that means entrepreneurs must continue to invest in their employees; Attract, Engage and Retain.
Need help recruiting or investing in a lastig relationship with your employees?
Contact us, we’ll be happy to help you.