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Unlocking the Secret to Attracting Top Talent: What Scotland's Job Seekers Really Want


Are you an employer looking to attract top talent to your organisation? It's important to understand what job seekers are looking for when searching for a new role. Our recent survey sheds some light on the key factors that job seekers across Scotland consider when looking for a new job.


According to our recent poll of over 100 local jobseekers across the Highlands and Moray, work-life balance is the number one priority for job seekers, with a whopping 56% of respondents citing it as the most important factor. This means that as an employer, it's crucial to offer flexible working arrangements and a healthy work-life balance to attract top talent.


Salary and benefits are still important, with 30% of respondents citing them as the most important factor when looking for a new job. To attract top talent, it's essential to offer competitive salaries and benefits packages that are in line with industry standards and our current economic climate.


Company culture is also a crucial factor, with 11% of respondents citing it as their most important factor. Job seekers want to work for a company that has a positive and inclusive culture, where they feel supported and valued.


While career opportunities were considered the most important factor for only 4% of respondents, it's still important to offer opportunities for career growth and development to attract top talent. Offering training and development programmes can help employees grow and advance within the company, increasing job satisfaction and retention rates.


Conclusion


In conclusion, as an employer, it's important to understand what job seekers are looking for when searching for a new job. Offering a healthy work-life balance, competitive salaries and benefits, a positive company culture, and opportunities for career growth and development can help attract top talent to your organisation. By focusing on these key factors, you'll be well on your way to building a strong and talented team.


If you're an employer looking to attract top talent to your organisation, Recruitment Bee can help. As your local Recruitment Expert, we can provide tailored solutions to help you find the right candidates for your business, from job postings to employer branding and beyond. Contact us today to learn more about how we can support you in attracting the best talent and building a strong and successful team.



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