75% of employees rank workplace flexibility as the most important element of a job. But acknowledging what candidates are looking for and knowing how to promote them are two different things. Talent Management recently put together a list of three steps you can follow to promote workplace flexibility during the recruiting process. Here’s our take on their thoughts…
1. Get Feedback
Before you pitch your company’s flexibility to candidates, make sure you’re walking the walk. How do you do that? Ask the right questions of the right people.
- Meet – Open lines of communication with your current employees to get their perspective and brainstorm new potential strategies.
- Survey – Use anonymous employee surveys to dive deeper into your employees’ perceptions of their workplace flexibility.