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Is Your Company’s Business Process Attracting Top Talent?

Top talent makes a huge difference in a company’s success. Given that the Covid19 pandemic is fast-tracking remote and online work, teams all over the world are refashioning their hiring process.  

Due to increasing competition, most companies out there know that they need to position themselves as the ideal employer for on-site, remote, local, and overseas talent. Such things as showing current employees you care about their job satisfaction and aspirations have become key components in acquisition and retention strategies. 

With the advent of the coronavirus pandemic, organizations are now looking at new ways of working. These strategies include cultivating effective remote management protocols and encouraging new remote workers to maintain a work-life balance.

Prospecting Strategies and Tools

Appeal to today’s top talent with the following tactics. 

Employ Strategic Planning

Always remain proactive rather than reactive when it comes to talent acquisition. This starts by acknowledging the specific roles of the HR department. Always work collaboratively across departments to develop a comprehensive strategy for talent acquisition. Ensure that key employees in different divisions share the organization’s goals and vision. 

Focus on Competencies

Limited time, funds, or a lack of clarity in the overall requirements can lead managers to hire based on gut instinct rather than proven skills. Underqualified candidates are a drag on the organization.  

According to a recent study, talent mismatches are a growing concern for businesses. Companies with sound recruitment strategies optimize the hiring process. Developing the right competency frameworks also set the employee up to know the role’s expectations. Strategies that are based on the competency factor turn out to be far more sustainable than just recruiting for the sake of filling the respective vacancies at the lowest price and in the shortest time frame possible. 

Develop a People-Oriented Culture

The acquisition of diverse talent is not an easy task. For this, employers need to accommodate both the monetary as well as non-monetary expectations of their prospective employees. This can be done by renovating existing reward and compensation strategies, learning and development opportunities, workplace culture, and other factors. 

The organization’s culture should aim at focusing on people while rewarding performances and encouraging a good work-life balance. Always cultivate a brand that includes diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Moreover, a culture of transparency and open communication go hand-in-hand with success in this type of targeting. 

Make sure to create and maintain your company’s brand to attract employees who resonate with it. 

Measure & Analyze Data

Continuously monitor the results of the talent acquisition process. Knowing outcomes helps develop the best hiring process.  Document the specific metrics of talent acquisition—time to hire, yield ratio, the acceptance rate of offers, etc. This data provides insights into how specific talent groups respond, improving the overall recruitment process. 

Get Leaders Out in the Public

When company leaders speak in the community they clarify aspects of their organization’s mission, objectives, and corporate culture, thereby enhancing the company’s image in the eyes of potential employees.

Prioritize Employee Recognition

Employees thrive when they know their work matters. Study after study reveals that employees are interested in much more than their paychecks. They aren’t just interested in making a good living. They want to make a difference in their department, the organization, and even society. 

Putting it all Together

Talking to your business process solutions provider is a great first step in getting a handle on the best tools and strategies you’ll need to optimize your organization’s process for attracting top talent. For over 20 years, Trinity has been partnering with clients to deliver superior business software solutions and process improvements. 

Trinity helps organizations get the most out of talent acquisition and management processes, and provides a wide range of custom business solutions, including Quick Base solutions to improve your business processes. Reach out today to learn more about our solutions to all your business process needs. 

Scott Burday