When trying to attract job applicants, casting a wider net increases your chances of finding the right person for the job. Luckily, advances in technology have made it easier than ever for your job posts to reach a truly widespread audience beyond your local area. However, there are a few considerations you should make if you want to start attracting out of town talent.
Employee turnover is one of the more difficult problems for an organization to overcome. It’s especially troubling when employees make the decision to leave a company, also known as voluntary turnover. There are a lot of factors that can affect the tenure of a hire. Since an employee’s reason for moving on isn’t always clear, it may seem like you couldn’t have done anything to prevent it. However, that may not be the case. In fact, 50% of employees who leave a job voluntarily cite issues with their direct supervisor as their reason for leaving. In other words, people often quit their bosses, not their jobs. That sounds somewhat dire, but there’s a silver lining to this grim statistic: it means employers have more control over voluntary turnover than they think.
In today’s talent driven job-market, companies aren’t just selling goods and services, they’re selling their brand to potential job candidates. In order to attract the best and brightest, you have to stand out. We’re sharing four tips on how to up your company’s applicant appeal and enhance your employer brand: