Recruitment Strategies and Talent Retention with Guest Yosef Colish
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What You'll Learn In Today's Episode:
Importance of Timing and Message Delivery: There’s a necessity of delivering the right message at the right time on the right day. This underscores the importance of strategic timing and tailored communication in recruitment efforts, which can significantly influence outcomes.
Continuous Recruitment and Talent Pipeline: Building and maintaining a constant pipeline of potential recruits is essential for long-term success.
Understanding and Communicating Organizational Vision: Clear communication of the firm’s vision and values is crucial for retaining talent and attracting the right individuals. People want to be part of an organization that aligns with their vision and goals. Ensuring everyone knows and believes in the firm’s direction is fundamental to long-term engagement and loyalty.
Creating a Culture of Ownership and Mentorship: Establishing a culture where employees feel like owners through equity or mentorship programs can act as a force field against recruitment attempts. People want to feel invested in their workplace, and ownership, even a small percentage, can create emotional ties that deter them from leaving.
Understanding Employee Concerns During Transitions: During times of transition within the firm, it’s crucial to uncover and address employees’ concerns to “poach-proof” the organization. Open communication and addressing hidden concerns can help retain talent and maintain stability during transitional phases.
Matt is joined by Yosef Colish from Leah Yosef International, an experienced executive recruiter specializing in the financial advisory sector, for a deep dive into the world of talent acquisition and retention. Yosef shares his extensive knowledge of effective communication strategies and perfect timing when reaching out to potential candidates. Learn about building a continuous talent pipeline, where the focus is on finding the right fit rather than just filling positions. Discover the significance of organizational vision and how it ties into successful recruitment. Yosef emphasizes the importance of conveying your firm’s values and goals to attract individuals who align with your vision and shares the transformative impact of mentorship and equity ownership on employee satisfaction and loyalty.