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What does becoming an Employer of Choice mean?

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Are you an employer of choice? How to Become an Employer of Choice?
Being an 'Employer of Choice' means that you have created a great working environment within your business, which means that the best people want to work for you. Having developed an ‘Employer of Choice’ strategy, HR should work closely with the marketing team to develop an employer branding and communication strategy which tells the world that your business is a great place to work. This will increase the effectiveness of your ‘Employer of Choice strategy.

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  1. 1. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 Using HR to become and employer of choice Twitter: @pathwaygroup Facebook.com/pathwaygroup
  2. 2. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 What is HR?  A reactive and administrative area of the business?  HR was used to achieve broader business goals  Seen as a more strategic and proactive function in the business.  Enabled the business to become an employer of choice. What if… ?
  3. 3. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 What does becoming an employer of choice mean?  Prospective recruits look to find a career in your business  Prospects believe that your business will offer them the job/career they are looking for  Your business is correctly aligned with them as individuals.
  4. 4. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 What does becoming an employer of choice mean?  Staff of competitors and others in your industry will look for opportunities to either work for/with you  High staff retention  Your business attracts the best talent
  5. 5. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 Sounds good…, how does it happen, and what part does HR play?
  6. 6. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550  Step 1: Defining what being employed by a company looks like  Step 2: Refining the recruitment process  Step 3: Communication
  7. 7. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 Step 1: Defining what being employed by a company looks like?  Is the work meaningful?  People want more than a job, they want to make a difference  What opportunities do you have for growth?  Giving people the opportunity to improve themselves is a strong motivator  What are the standards and value of the business?  High moral standards and values are attractive in businesses. People want to work for businesses they buy into and feel aligned with.
  8. 8. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 Step 1: Defining what being employed by a company looks like?  What kind of leaders are in the business?  Leaders should be inspirational and forward looking. The business should have a clear plan  Does the business value quality of life?  Flexible working, good working conditions and a commitment to creating work life balance, are all important.
  9. 9. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 Step 2: Refining the recruitment process  HR needs to be involved in sourcing and screening potential candidates  Involving HR specialists at the outset is vital as the chances of employing the right candidate is greatly increased.  Creation of position descriptions  A position description doesn’t just describe the job that needs doing, but is specific about the kind of person required and the attributes they need to be successful in the role and within the business.  Sourcing strategy  Do you need to headhunt? Where do you recruit from? Where should you look for candidates?
  10. 10. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 Step 2: Refining the recruitment process  Recruit on values and personality as well as skills  Does the candidate have the skills, will they fit in with the team? Use other members of the team to help with this process.  Be honest and clear about the job  Explain about the job a recruit is taking on and the team – manage expectations.
  11. 11. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 Step 3: Communication  Keep employees engaged  Ensure new employees feel competent and confident  Properly induct a new member of the team  Show your commitment to training
  12. 12. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 What should you give new employees?  Company understanding – The what, why and where it is going  Working knowledge – how do things work – policies, politics, standards and norms?  The job – Role, expectations and what does success look like?  The products – What does your company sell and why would customers choose you?  Personal growth – What is the development plan and what do they want to achieve?
  13. 13. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 What should you give existing employees?  Recognition – Timely and clear recognition for great performance  Worthwhile meetings! – Do you waste time in meetings? Can they be more effective?  Personal growth – Development plan? What do they want to achieve and how can they help the business grow  Regular feedback – Both theirs and the company’s performance
  14. 14. Find out more about Attracting, recruiting and retaining the best apprentices - Call Pathway on 0121 707 0550 Pathway Group, specialises in training people to achieve their individual and business goals. Our business advisors can work with HR teams to understand what they need to do to become an employer of choice. PathwayGroup.co.uk

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