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Ask any teenager who is on the verge of launching his career, what would be his dream job. I can bet on the fact that most of them would utter the names “Google”, “Microsoft”, “Apple”, “Facebook” and etc. But why do people aspire to join these organizations? Is it only because of the pay scale? Or is it because of the facilities they provide?
The answer is none of the above. The reason why people find companies like these attractive is due to the fact that they are mission driven. What does that mean? These companies have a particular goal to achieve. According to that, they shape the mindset of its employees. It has been found out that organizations which are mission driven have 40% more employee retention rate than its competitors.
Are you a recruiter working for a startup? Are you thinking that people may not be interested in working for your company? If so, then put a full stop to your thoughts. We bring to you some of the factors you need to keep in mind while considering the recruitment process:
Develop your objectives
Don’t look at this point if you are an MNC or are an established company. But if you are someone who is just starting, it is very important for you to develop your business objectives and intentions. Developing a vision and mission is a must. You must know your vision and mission before inculcating it on to others
Develop an Engagement Level
For those who aren’t aware of what Employee Engagement means, it is the emotion an employee has invested in the company’s vision and mission. If you are able to create a good engagement level, your employees own their work and result? Excellent productivity!
Determine your Corporate Culture
Every organization has its culture. If you don’t, then perhaps it’s the time to build one. Think of ways to have turnovers, think about annual business targets and feed these thoughts to your employees and new recruits too.
Create the Right Environment
In order to take out the best from the set of people who are interested in working in your organizarion, you must create the right workspace and environment for them. Motivate your employees. That in no way means you have to suddenly give them a pay hike. Give them motivational sessions, discuss with them and open up to them. Satisfied employees can do wonders for any company!
Grab people’s attention
This might not be your work if you are a recruiter and might be your marketer’s work. But you need to know that you need to attract people in order for them to develop interest and will to join your company. How to do that? Very easy. Create attractive advertisements about your brand. The copywriter must create a copy with catchy lines and the designer must create stunning visuals to attract people.
Enhance your reputation
This might be a long and time taking process but as you build your company’s reputation, people will feel obliged to work for your company.To do so, you must deliver quality products and services. You also must contribute to the society. ANy kind of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity will highly enhance your reputation.
This is the most common way applied by recruiters. However, an interview shouldn’t be a one-day affair. Take your time, assess the candidate, host multiple rounds, think before taking a decision, host webinars and etc. These will help you pick the best of candidates for your company.
Check the interviewing techniques of Facebook or Google and see how minutely they assess each of the candidates and test them on many different bases.
You can opt for online assessments, psychological tests, group discussions and various other forms of assessments.
So, these were some of the factors you need to keep in mind while holding recruitments for your company. If you are able to abide by the points mentioned above, you are bound to succeed. People would want to work for your company and your market value will see a huge rise.