To get candidates interested in your company, you need to know what they’re looking for. Offering a competitive salary and health insurance isn’t enough. In order to win the war for talent, your company should be offering a robust benefits package that stands out from your competition.
Category: Salary & Benefits
In a previous post, we discussed that 31% of U.S. employees—in a recent Beqom survey—feel they are not being paid fairly based on age or race, while 48% believe women are underpaid relative to men.
In a tight labor market, employers are constantly looking for new ways to attract and retain top talent. Many companies offer generous benefits packages, flexible work hours, and other incentives. But data consistently show that financial compensation in the form of salaries and bonuses still represents the biggest draw for many employees.
We hear a lot about the need to attract working mothers to the workforce and what types of benefits companies should be offering this demographic in order to stand out among the competition. Yet, we hear little about how to attract working fathers.
In a previous post, we discussed Amazon’s recent announcement to raise the minimum wage of all U.S. employees to $15 per hour on November 1, 2018. The move was lauded by the likes of 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
With growing income inequality and fears of losing low-skilled jobs to automation and new technologies like artificial intelligence, there have been increasing calls throughout the country for a “living wage.”
As Generation Z (those generally born between 1995 and 2010) begin to enter the workplace, they’ll truly shine when they’re offered opportunities to give back to their communities and causes they care about. And Millennials also excel at work when they’re offered opportunities to give back and help others.
Larger organizations have already been using the lure of better benefits to attract candidates. A new study shows that small businesses are joining the fray of the talent war by rolling out the best benefits they can muster.
When it comes to finding employees, location often crops up as a challenge for recruiters, talent executives, and hiring managers. Specifically, when it comes to sourcing top talent who may happen to live on the opposite side of the city, or in another state altogether. How big of an obstacle is it? And what effect […]
It’s no secret that information technology (IT) jobs are increasingly important and that qualified IT professionals are much sought after. After all, we live in an increasingly technological world.