Employees are the driving force in all organisations. They are the definitive line between profitability and loss, and should any illness befall them, you can expect that your bottom line will drop drastically. Workplace wellness programme supporters understand that, and so they champion wellbeing through workplace fitness programmes and medical schemes. Mental health is also increasingly being adopted into workplace wellness programmes.
Attracting the right kind of employees is vital for the sustainability and growth of any business. Global companies who turn huge profits are naturally in a strong position to attract a high standard of candidate. The ability to offer an attractive salary in an appealing role is what most job hunters are on the lookout for.
Company culture in the building industry is often accidental, rather than planned. The company culture often filters down from above— but without any real strategy about what the workplace culture needs to be in order to attract talent and maximise employee engagement.
Great salespeople are out there, and they have the power to radically transform your business fortunes. The question that companies like you in the building sector are facing is how on earth to attract them to your business over the competition?
As we are all aware, the UK has been experiencing a serious skills shortage in recent years – particularly in the engineering sectors. In part, this issue as we know can be attributed to the lack of apprenticeships and opportunities for entry-level employees, and in part, it may be linked to the fact that our attitudes towards work are changing.