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Remote Recruitment - Evaluate Your EVP!

Author: Sam Shinners
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The business world has fundamentally changed, these unprecedented times mean that organisations need to adapt their recruitment processes in order to keep pace with the ever-evolving situation around us.

However your business has been impacted by Covid-19, it's vital that you have the most effective remote recruitment processes in place, to attract the brightest candidates on the market for your business.  

Forward Role MD, Brian Johnson says that “Whilst there might be uncertainties over your plans for hiring at the moment, it is my firm belief that recruiting top talent is still the best way to future proof and grow your business.” 

Despite the challenges we are all facing, candidates are still looking for a company that will benefit their long-term career goals, offers flexibility and has an appealing culture and values that are parallel to their own. Evaluating your EVP is more important than ever! 

Employee Value Proposition (EVP) refers to the rewards and benefits received by employees in return for their skills and experience. 

So, what can a company offer to encourage the acquisition and retention of great talent?  

The MSG (Management Study Guide) describes EVP as ‘creating a balance of rewards and recognition in return to an employee’s performance at workplace.’ 

These days, it’s more than just a good salary, pool tables and bean bags - it’s more about personal development opportunities, health and wellbeing support, solid health insurance, flexible work/life balance, employee discounts, team incentives and access to a bonus scheme to name a few. These additional benefits are certainly important during the current pandemic, candidates are looking for stability and support from their employers.

“The best places to work in the UK are the businesses who take their Employee Value Proposition very seriously and invest in their people” 

 Guy Walker – Marketing Recruitment Lead 

Our Remote Recruitment blog series will look at new remote practices and explain how to recruit remotely by sourcing, assessing and onboarding new talent into your business. 

If you would like support with your remote recruitment plans or you’re a candidate looking for a new role, get in touch!

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