2021 is seen as hope year with how vaccine is being delivered around the world. Many people in business industry has started planning to return to the normal. Many companies are now starting to consider adding new recruits. If you are also considering to hire new talents, you need to know ho to attract the best ones especially during this time of uncertainty.
Finding the best talents for your company
During the times of uncertainty, hiring new recruits can be challenging because you also need to think of the budget. However, you don’t want to hire carelessly just because you want to stick with the budget. You can still attract the best talents even without straying from your budget in 2021 and here are some tips you may consider:
Choose good people. It may sound too general because many people also think that the word good is relative. Also, we spend less time interacting with co-workers right now. However, that should not encourage you from working with good people. The ‘good’ here refers to two context which are talent and kindness. You have to recruit people who are good in what they can do and good in their personality.
Working with people with good skills offer you more chances of success. Your business has more opportunity to adapt and pivot through the crisis. Hence, talented co-workers are valuable. Also, you want to work with good people in a sense of their personality. Choose people who has great sense of empathy. People with high emotional intelligence is also just as essentials. You can work better with co-workers who value camaraderie and companionship. New talents will be interested to work with a company that has good camaraderie, companionship, and good teamwork.
To attract best talents, you need to offer autonomy and ownership. We all have seen how easy it is to lose control due to something unexpected like global pandemic. Hence, any bit of control your employees have over their working life is valuable for them. For example, you can offer more flexibility to working schedule. Giving them ownership over their work allows them to make a room to thrive. It allows more power to them to flourish with their career. With more sense of control from autonomy and ownership, comes more engagement for your employees to lead initiatives that also help the company to thrive.
Offer fair compensation for your employees. Many new talents are now looking for a company that pay their employees fairly. During this uncertain time, money has become the real life line. Investing in your people is a wise thing to do in 2021. By paying your employees fairly, you will gain trust and loyalty from them. When they are satisfied and happy, they are also motivated to work harder and better. It means, your business productivity has higher chances to increase. Do not see fair compensation as a loss for your business. Treat is as a wise investment your business needs for long-term success.