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How To Attract Top Talent To Your Business

StrategyDriven Talent Management ArticleIf you want to be successful in the long-term, then you’re going to have to hire a team of people who are skilled and committed to helping you grow your business. You’re not going to get far if you’re closed-minded and behind the curve when it comes to technology and treating your employees fairly.

Be glad to know there are specific ways for how you can attract top talent to your business and help guarantee a bright future for your operation. You’ll thank yourself down the road when you have a strong team of people behind you who know what they’re doing and are loyal to your company.

Show that You’re Innovative & Cutting Edge

Employees want to work for a company that’s ahead of the game when it comes to technology and innovation. They’re looking to join businesses that are willing to take calculated risks and try new approaches. Attract top talent to your business by showing that you’re on the cutting edge of some interesting and intriguing projects. Prove to potential candidates that you’re problem solvers and aren’t people who take no for an answer.

Be Accepting of Everyone

You’ll be able to build a more stable and diverse workforce when you’re accepting of everyone, no matter their race, disability or gender. Investing in Custom Braille Stickers is a great example for how you can show that you’re a business that doesn’t discriminate. Your goal should always be to keep an open mind and hire the right person for the particular position you’re trying to fill.

Offer an Attractive Compensation & Benefits Package

You’ll attract top talent to your business when you prove that you’re willing to go the extra mile and invest in your employees. You can do this by offering attractive compensation and benefits packages to anyone who you bring onboard at your company. Cutting corners will get you into hot water, and eventually, you’ll start to lose your most skilled workers, and people won’t be interested in even interviewing with your business.

Promote Work-Life Balance

These days’ people seeking an available position are not only interested in learning more about the specific job duties, but also the company culture. Promoting an environment of work-life balance will help you catch the attention of talented workers who are looking to have a family life in addition to giving it their all in their career. Be prepared to provide examples of how you offer flexibility at your workplace during interviews and let it be a selling point for why someone would want to work for you.

Conclusion

You’ll find you’re able to grow a stable and thriving business when you have the right staff on your side. Use these tips to help you attract top talent to your business so you can continue to move forward and achieve your goals. Start the process by taking a look around and seeing where the gaps exist and then work hard to find people who are a good fit for each specific job opening.

Fending Off Employee Dissatisfaction: How to Retain Top Talent in a Turbulent Job Market

A number of recent reports have indicated that nearly 50% of the U.S. work force is unhappy with their current job. Amid the prospect of a recovering labor market, if this news doesn’t seriously concern you as a business owner or manager, it should. With such a high level of employee dissatisfaction, it’s a safe bet that once the job market recovers, a great number of people will “jump ship” when the opportunity is right.

The Retention Factor
If it isn’t already, retaining talent within your organization should be a top priority. But, the stakes are even higher now. Why? So much of a company’s success, its value to customers and its potential for future growth reside within its people. Keeping your most talented team members on your side is important for a number of reasons:


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About the Author

Solange Charas joined TalentScope in 2008 as the Global VP of Pre-Sales for the group. Prior to her joining TalentScope, she held several top level HR positions including CHRO of Praetorian Financial Group, SVP, Head of Human Resources for Benfield Group, and Global Head of Human Resources for Havas Advertising. In these roles she was responsible for all aspects of HR for these three organizations. Ms. Charas’ prior professional consulting experience includes many senior-level positions with companies such as Arthur Andersen, Ernst & Young LLP, and Towers Perrin. Ms. Charas served as a chairperson of the Remuneration Committee 2005 to 2009 for NASDAQ-traded Able Energy. Ms. Charas has a Masters in Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from Cornell University, a Bachelor of Arts in International Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley and a Certificate in Negotiations from Harvard University. In the fall, she will be pursuing her Doctor of Management.

Organizational Accountability – Increase Opportunities with Accountability

StrategyDriven Organizational Accountability PrincipleEvery day, executives and managers are presented with opportunities to enhance their organization’s success. Frequently, these opportunities go unrecognized, unexplored, or unexploited because the organization is not prepared for them. Certainly, some opportunities are beyond an organization’s reach because of resource limitations. However, ensuring the organization possesses key attributes will better enable it to take advantage of those opportunities for which it has the resources and that are consistent and aligned with its mission. These attributes include:


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Nathan Ives, StrategyDriven Principal is a StrategyDriven Principal and Host of the StrategyDriven Podcast. For over twenty years, he has served as trusted advisor to executives and managers at dozens of Fortune 500 and smaller companies in the areas of management effectiveness, organizational development, and process improvement. To read Nathan’s complete biography, click here.