Today, companies are no longer competing for talent with their direct competitors nor within industry, and while big brands, deep pockets, great employee benefits used to make for an attractive proposition, it seems that today’s workforce values more than just perks and financial rewards and are finding it in start-ups.
In Robert Walters Employee Survey, professionals cited they were looking for meaningful work (34%) and a company culture that allows them to thrive (42%) in a company, traits often renowned with start-ups, as well as career growth, a challenging environment, flexible benefits and the opportunity to innovate.
In a recent Robert Walters Global Poll, 50% of professionals would prefer the experience of working in a start-up over the stability of being employed by an established company. With the number of professionals working in start-ups increasing. It is clear there is movement of employees from established organisations to new age ventures.
In this e-guide Robert Walters, together with start-up leaders, share insights on the three start-up characteristics that make them more attractive to professionals, and how more established organisations can incorporate these to win the war for talent.
Start-up talent strategies:
The Robert Walters leadership insight series provides support and advice on the challenges affecting businesses during COVID-19.
Leveraging our network of experts and industry leaders, the series includes webinars, research and advice to support businesses and their leadership teams through the current climate.
The role of HR in the new world of work
During the pandemic, HR professionals were on the frontline when it came to managing the impact of COVID-19 on business continuity. During the next phase, in which organistations need to decide how their new normal will look. HR departments will be afforded the opportunity to take on an active roleRead More
Embracing difference - how to recruit, retain and empower a diverse workforce
In today’s global economy, employers in Australia and New Zealand are in an enviable position. Within their reach is a talent pool reflecting the local population: multicultural, educated and rich in potential. But many organisations are still failing to fully tap in to this. Despite their best inteRead More
Empowering women in the workplace
86% of females in New Zealand feel that women are under-represented in leadership positions in business according to the latest whitepaper from Robert Walters. However, organisations who offer a mentor or sponsorship programme at senior management level could succeed in facilitating women in their cRead More
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