You can think of the employee market like a massive pond. In that pool, there are plenty of fish for you to catch. Some are hardworking, fast movers, efficient but they might be more elusive. Others are lazy, and they often swim closer to the surface. To catch the fish, you need to make sure you’re offering the right bait. So, the question we’re asking is how do you reel in the best fish for your biz? Or, to put it another way, what do employees want from you?
Reputable And Respected
You do need to make sure that you are building up a business brand that people know and indeed trust. It is important to a lot of employees that they are part of something that is a positive force in the world. In other words, they don’t want to work for a business where their reputation could be damaged due to the association with the company. That would be detrimental, particularly to their future career.
As such, it is in your best interest to make sure that you are building a company that people do trust on the market. Always think about your brand rep and remember it’s not just your customers who will take notice. Potential employees will also be watching to see what the opinion of your business is like on the market.
Ideally, you also need to make sure that you are offering employees great financial perks. We’re not talking about just giving them a great level of pay or even making sure that you give them the bonuses at the end of the year. Nope, employee financial perks can expand beyond that and instead can be related to pension schemes or even health insurance options. Any financial scheme like this is going to beneficial to employees and make any offer that you present to them far more enticing. That is all but a guarantee.
Friendly And Fun
You know that old saying: all work and no play makes…? Well, it’s true, and you have to remember that employees are aware that whatever business they choose will be a place that they spend on average thirty percent of their full day including sleep. As such, it is important that you offer them a place where they can feel comfortable and perhaps even part of the family. If this isn’t the case, then you are going to struggle to find employees to join your business and who also stay for the long term.
The Right Location
Last but not least, you do need to think about the location of your business. It is important that you choose a place that is easy to reach for employees and that isn’t too far from transport links. You don’t want to to make it too difficult for employees to come into work each day. Remember, no one wants to spend hours of their day in traffic. This is why many businesses are now setting up outside of cities rather than in the centre.