Written by Annie Button.
Attracting and retaining the right talent is a fundamental building block for business success. But recruiting staff and keeping them is getting harder. Putting together a team of exceptional people is much more than simply getting hires in with the right skills and paying them a decent salary.
Demand for labor is strong, and ambitious candidates are getting increasingly picky about who they work for. Brand voice and business culture when it comes to recruitment and retaining people matter much more now than most businesses realize.
Corporate social responsibility programs (CSR) and environmental strategies are taking center stage in the list of things exceptional candidates expect from a business. CSR and sustainability can be viewed as new magnets for talent. Here’s why. (more…)