Recruiting Management Positions – what Businesses Need to Know

Recruiting Management Positions – what Businesses Need to Know

June 14, 2021

How to recruit candidates at management level without “looking” for them? Applying the right HR strategies, businesses can proactively and effectively attract talents.

Recruiting Management Positions – what Businesses Need to Know

3 things mid-level talents care about when they are looking for a job

3 things mid-level talents care about when they are looking for a job

Development roadmap & Working environment: Unlike others, senior candidates are really interested in their role in the business. That’s why a proper development roadmap & a suitable working culture are critical factors when managers choose to work for a company.

Salary, bonus, welfare: Are the offers from the employer proportional to the job? How attractive is it in comparison with the market? Especially, mid-level talents pay more attention to special benefits, such as, gym plan and travel packages.

Value of work: Shown with the level of challenges, KPIs, goals that they need to achieve. The more valuable the work, the more devoted senior managers will be to their job.

Attract management talents

Attracting senior personnel strategy is built up from a reputed employer brand, which will increase the popularity and attractiveness of the business to candidates in the long term. The goals and orientation of the business need to be communicated clearly, professionally and consistently, to build a good corporate image in the eyes of candidates.

Besides, companies are suggested to associate business goals with specific meanings, particularly social meaning. As leaders do not only care about profit and revenue but also the impact of their job on the society.

Finally, businesses should invest more in developing talents by building professional development plans for their managers as they usually value the opportunity to further develop themselves.

In conclusion, businesses which possess long-term goal and vision, as well as sustainable investment in HR development strategies are highly attractive to any senior personnel. Applying the above strategies will help businesses to recruit and retain qualified candidates. 

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