The staffing dynamics of a company change and evolve all the time. Without proper planning, a company may suffer from skills shortages or it may be unable to provide a good service because it does not have sufficient staff with the right experience. It might also find itself in a position where it is overstaffed or weighted in the wrong areas without proper planning and optimization.
An investment in staff training and development is critical in order to meet a range of business challenges from skills shortages to staff retention. With effective skills development strategies in place you will be enabling your employees to generate the kind of performance necessary to carry your business forward with confidence.
Before engaging in the recruitment process, one should have a clear understanding of a company's requirements, projected revenues and goals before determining the types of skills and competencies required to meet those needs. Proper planning is necessary to execute a recruitment strategy.
To attract the best talent, ensure your salaries and benefits are equal to or better than market standard. Performing market analysis and competitor research enables you to position your company in a competitive manner when hiring for new personnel or considering increases, bonuses and other incentives.