More than ever, the reaction to employer brands, as well as people’s perceptions are becoming increasingly critical to the success and failure of organizations. It’s even more critical to the home healthcare profession.
As applicants become more scarce and more jobs created, home healthcare recruiters are being forced to spend more money and time to fill the openings. Home Healthcare employers are getting smarter and turning to their employer brand in order to encourage individuals to buy into their particular cultures. This is the best way that they have found to overcome their recruitment hurdles. According to studies, those companies that are more mission-driven have 40% higher levels of retention and 30% higher levels of innovation. A shared mission, as well as a vision oriented company culture, are being used to assemble a one of a kind employee value proposition. These are what will help you in creating a more meaningful employer brand.
Your approach to Home healthcare employer branding requires you to take a strategic perspective with how your company attracts, retains, and engages talent. It’s possible that by undertaking an employee experience mapping project, the results will help to inspire your leaders. A change in their thinking and perspective on employer brand strategy as well as the management itself may be what’s needed for your home health organization.
Highlighting the experiences of the employees and providing a great recruitment marketing content, it’s much easier for applicants to relate to the organization and will then want to contribute to its success. Without large budgets and public profiles, residential and nursing facilities have to get creative in order to engage quality talent and establish brand recognition.
There are 5 questions that you should know the answer to when it comes to employment branding.
1. Why would someone want to work for you?
2. What perception do candidates and employees have about your employer brand?
3. What is the level of visibility when it comes to your employee and talent pool?
4. How many of your managers have received the training that is needed to deliver the brand experience?
5. Would your employees recommend your company as a great and beneficial place to work?
Leaders need to know these answers. Candidates should also ask these questions during the interview process in order to assess the evolution of the company in their approach to employer branding.