In today’s job market, it might seem like the advantage rests squarely with employers, what with record numbers of unemployment. But that’s not necessarily true. Superstar players in your industry will always be in high demand — their standards and expectations are only increasing thanks to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. To recruit the best, you need to provide the best hiring experience.
Let’s start with the basics. Of course, baseline considerations are important — salary and benefits, vacation, location, the scope of responsibility, and room for advancement. In my 25 years in executive recruitment, however, I’ve often found the intangible considerations that win the day when multiple employers are competing for the same candidate.