Career Staffing & Recruiting
Staffing agencies, like All About People, work with companies to help define job requirements and locate talent who can meet these needs. One part of this process is learning about the benefits offered to a potential employee when a job offer is made. This is important because the benefits package is one tool that agencies use to help position potential employers favorably in the eyes of the recruit. Because of this, we’ve heard clever new benefits that are being used to meet the needs of today’s workforce by touching on the increasing demand for work-life balance, as well as personal well-being and workplace enjoyment.
Professional development. Today’s employees understand that they will most likely be changing companies several times throughout their careers. Because of this, they recognize the importance of establishing a personal career plan, and they accept positions that will prepare them for their next step. This makes professional development opportunities important. New ways of providing development options include:
Flexible work schedules. Flexible work schedules are in demand. People want more control over when and how they work. Because today’s work has become so integrated with life, people are seeking new ways to manage their work and personal schedules. Options include:
Office culture. People spend many hours a week in the office. They want to feel good about the environment in which they work and have a bit of fun during the day. There are endless ways to help create an office culture that will excite employees. Some include:
Work-life balance. Much like flexible work schedules, benefits that make it easier for people to balance the strain between work and personal demands are becoming increasingly popular. Creative ideas include:
Health and well-being. Today more than ever, people have options with their health care coverage. They are better educated about what insurance options exist and want to make the most of the dollars that they contribute to their health care and personal well-being efforts. Employers are trying to ways to help people manage their options and stay healthy, such as:
If you are looking to retain top talent, consider incorporating some of these ideas into your benefits package. Depending on your organization’s makeup, some may make more sense than others, but thinking creatively can help your company attract the type of worker that you need today. Once your benefits have been established, staffing companies like All About People are able to use these to position your company favorably in a candidate’s mind, getting them excited about joining your organization.