Recruiting Top Talent
Managing talent effectively is an ongoing process. Recruiting top talent is just the first step…but it is a necessary and crucial one to ensure that your talent management strategy starts off on the right foot.
Two Key Parts of An Employee Value Proposition
When you look to build a differentiated work force to create a competitive edge, you need to take into account:
Together, your culture and employee brand promise should help to attract, engage and retain the high performing employees you need to be successful.
Recruiting Makes Your First Employee Brand Promise
Your message as a recruiter should be consistent with your desired corporate culture. Think of recruitment as the first contact potential employees have with your company. This first contact should reflect your company’s:
Developing Top Talent
Talent management necessarily involves preparing your work force for the future as well as the present. Developing those “A” players requires looking ahead to what core competencies will be needed in order to stay current and competitive. And then, it requires offering relevant and targeted learning opportunities to help your employees thrive in the situations that matter most.
As a business leader, your efforts to help your employees learn and grow show your commitment to them. As you provide ways they can improve both personally and professionally, they show their appreciation in deeper engagement and dedication to the company.
Engaging and Retaining Top Talent
Employee engagement and retention is the final piece of an effective talent management strategy. The cost of turnover is high. The more you can engage your employees in their work, the less you will have to deal with and absorb the cost of their leaving. Retention is not only a money-saver; it also helps secure a high performing culture where each employee is valued for their contribution to the overall strategy.
The Bottom Line
Effective talent management is an ongoing process. Companies who attract, engage, develop and retain outstanding talent outperform their peers. Recruiting top talent is the first step to get right.
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