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How to lure top talent in a low-unemployment environment

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New talent The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent in April 2018, the lowest it has been since 2000. While job seekers welcome such news, employers face the challenge of attracting talent during this competitive period.

It goes without saying that offering appropriate wages and benefit packages is a necessary start. But money tends to level the playing field, not seal the deal. Getting applicants to sign on the dotted line requires greater commitment and creativity. Here’s a look at measures companies can take to boost their appeal to prospective workers:

Spread the brand

People will not apply if they don’t know you exist. Now is the perfect time to up the company’s name recognition and public perception.

“We’ve completely revamped our recruiting strategy to involve collaboration between HR and Marketing,” says Taylor Toce, president & CEO of Velo IT Group. “Recruiting is traditionally an HR function, but Mark...(register to read more)

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Andrew Rosen August 12, 2018 at 9:50 am

We need to know and learn how to attract good design estimators sales professionals to our floor covering store when we are commission based. We can’t afford to offer insurance. Fuel allowance is offered. What and where to we go???

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