• By Check-a-Salary
  • Posted Thursday 15 th April 2021

Enticing the Best Talent on The Market: There’s More to It Than Just Salary

Suppose you are a business owner looking to employ a new member of staff within your company. You very well may be in the process of considering what you can do to both reach the right candidate for the role you are offering but to attract the attention of jobseekers in general.  

Naturally, our first thoughts would turn to information about the company itself, what the role would entail, and the employee's salary. While this is very well the case and is not necessarily the incorrect way of doing things, it is worth noting that the salary you are offering the potential employee is not the only way of enticing the best talent.  

If you are searching for methods to implement into your business to find the best talent when hiring for various roles, you are in the right place. Read on to find out a little more about what you could do moving forward and have confidence that your job opening will be filled in no time.  

Employee Benefits 

It goes without saying, but offering the people you are employing a wide variety of company benefits is sure to entice them to apply for the role you are advertising for. Naturally, the benefits that are provided for employees vary from each business to the next. More significant and established businesses would be able to offer their employees more benefits than their smaller counterparts.  

However, with this in mind, no matter the size of your business or the number of people employed, you would want to effectively manage the employees' benefits. Not to mention, you want the employees themselves to efficiently access their benefits, no matter the time or location.  

Zest Benefits provide employers like yourself with a fully integrated platform within your company, enabling quick and easy access for all who are employed when wanting to access their company benefits. To find out a little more about Zest’s employee benefits platforms and how you could use them within your business model, head to their website for more.  

Working Environment and Relationships 

It seems somewhat obvious, but we felt it was worth a mention here all the same. Think back to when you were applying for jobs. The prospect of starting a job in a new company is a daunting one and can naturally lead to a wide variety of emotions.  

The last thing that you want as someone seeking work is to be employed in a place that possesses a toxic and hostile working environment. The emotions that can be experienced from this, along with the nerves of starting a new job, would be sure to put even the most talented of candidates off your company and the role you are providing. 

By ensuring that you cultivate a friendly and welcoming working environment, you are positively contributing not only to the new employees’ opinion of your company but to the work-life of the broader work force. 

Furthermore, numerous surveys have been found over the years that having a welcoming and friendly working environment within your company can contribute to the productivity of a workforce. Not bad, if you ask us.  

As mentioned before, we can recognise that providing a sizeable salary is sure to attract the attention of those seeking work, but this cannot and should not be the be-all and end-all of what you are offering new recruits. 

Taking the time to include details of other elements, including those mentioned here, are sure to make your employment efforts a complete success.  

What's more, you want to ensure that you back up the claims you make. Anyone can say that their working environment is friendly. Proving this is the case can be the challenging part, but if it is the case, then you have nothing to worry about! 




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