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It essentially means being able to provide employees with most enjoyable and fulfilling working environment as possible and balancing this with their home and personal life. This may sound simple enough to achieve, but upon more scrutiny, it actually requires a dedicated effort on part of leadership to establish proper criteria.
We are currently working with several clients to identify and implement required elements to achieve this "Employer of Choice" status. It is indeed more than just a buzzword; it is representative of a whole new design of corporate culture. It means that people will choose to work for you. It means that people will choose to really dedicate themselves to your success. It means that people will choose to stay with you, even when they are being courted by recruiters from other employers.
A recent report, titled "The War for Talent" stated that over next 20 years, employee talent will be what differentiates successful companies and those going bust. Will your organization be ready?
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