Don’t miss that great candidate, here is the key to hiring your target talent.
You’re ready to hire. What’s one of the first things you should do? Dust off the job description? Get the word out? Those are necessary steps, however, companies with the most success acquiring the best talent matches for their candidate profile know there’s another area of focus that sets them apart. That is, defining their unique candidate value proposition.
You should know the responsibilities for the role and the competencies that successful employees in the role embody. Understanding what’s important to your talent segment and clearly defining and communicating what you can offer them, is your key to successfully hiring those candidates!
Your candidate value proposition is unique to your culture, values, mission, along with benefits and perks your employees receive. Spend time developing it. Ask your employees why they joined your company and why they stay. Think about current and future initiatives and how they will influence your culture and value proposition.
Beginning with this in mind will guide your approach to the different steps in your recruiting process and the candidate market. Accessing candidates who are a fit for you and who have been looking for a company like yours, benefits both and leads to retaining thriving talent!
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“Staying true to [yourself] is the only sustainable value proposition” ~ Tim Leberecht, Entrepreneur, Author and TED Speaker