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Employer branding, un aspetto da non sottovalutare. Mai.

Fabio Todaro

Senior Regional Sales Manager

Fino a non molto tempo fa, quando mi capitava di guardare i career site delle aziende, ammesso che ne avessero uno, non potevo fare a meno di notare che erano un po’ tutti uguali; descrivevano una mission aziendale con parole molto in voga, ma sostanzialmente prive di significato, e mostravano immagini di impiegati felici e sorridenti che dichiaravano quanto meraviglioso fosse il loro lavoro.

Fortunatamente le cose cambiano e sempre più aziende si rendono conto che l’employer branding è cosa seria. In particolare, cresce la consapevolezza che la reputazione che una realtà si costruisce come datore di lavoro è decisiva per attirare e fidelizzare i talenti.

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Non a caso, l’employer branding è una delle tendenze che caratterizzeranno le strategie delle aziende nell’anno in corso. Secondo un’indagine di Universum, la costruzione del marchio diventerà sempre più una priorità per il business e nei prossimi cinque anni le organizzazioni si concentreranno prevalentemente su questo.

La capacità delle aziende di raccontarsi è infatti sempre più importante soprattutto per attrarre i talenti che, nei settori più competitivi in particolare, hanno molte opzioni fra le quali scegliere.

Come mettere in atto una strategia di employer branding

La cosa migliore per attrarre candidati di valore per l’organizzazione è dunque creare un branding aziendale efficace e comunicare nel miglior modo possibile cosa si fa per i propri dipendenti.

Ma come fare esattamente e da dove partire?

Di seguito, qualche suggerimento su alcuni passaggi apparentemente semplici ma fondamentali per sviluppare una strategia di employer branding di successo.

1. Conoscere a fondo la value proposition dell’azienda

Innanzitutto, è importate concentrarsi sulla mission, i valori, la visione e la cultura dell’azienda per identificare chiaramente quali sono le esigenze e quindi comprendere quali talenti occorre acquisire per raggiungere gli obiettivi preposti.

2. Effettuare un audit del brand

Non sempre le aziende sono pienamente consapevoli della propria reputazione tra le persone in cerca di lavoro o tra i dipendenti stessi. È molto utile in questi casi condurre sondaggi interni, ricerche sui social media e controllare siti come Glassdoor per leggere le recensioni di dipendenti ed ex dipendenti. Sarà quindi possibile scoprire gli elementi che le persone apprezzano di più della cultura aziendale, metterli bene in evidenza e lavorare al miglioramento degli aspetti più deboli.

3. Scrivere una employer value proposition

Una volta effettuato l’audit e stilato un elenco di valori e benefici offerti dall’azienda, è consigliabile creare una employer value proposition. Una proposta di valore del datore di lavoro è un messaggio di marketing e una promessa; quindi mai dire nulla che non sia vero o che i vostri dipendenti non condividerebbero.

4. La parola ai dipendenti

Se i candidati vogliono saperne di più sul vostro brand, cercano soprattutto informazioni dai vostri attuali dipendenti. Chi infatti meglio di loro potrebbe raccontare come si vive realmente nella vostra azienda? Fate parlare le vostre persone attraverso interviste e testimonianze da condividere sul sito web.

5. Non trascurate l’onboarding

Instillare un'immagine aziendale positiva inizia sicuramente da un buon processo di onboarding. È fondamentale coinvolgere le persone e far sì che siano entusiaste dei loro ruoli e dei loro team sin dall'inizio. Fornire ai nuovi dipendenti le istruzioni e gli strumenti necessari per eccellere nei loro ruoli è garanzia di transizione graduale, tassi di turnover più bassi e team più produttivi.

6. Offrire formazione e sviluppo

Contrariamente a quanto si possa pensare, il motivo principale per cui le persone lasciano il lavoro non sono i soldi, ma la noia. Offrendo ai dipendenti la possibilità di perseguire opportunità di apprendimento e acquisire competenze per nuovi ruoli, dimostrerete quanto sono importanti la formazione e il miglioramento continui nella vostra azienda. Date ai vostri dipendenti la possibilità di cimentarsi con nuove sfide, sarete certi che non si annoieranno e avrete tassi di fidelizzazione migliori.

7. Create iniziative di diversity e inclusion

Altro elemento molto importante è il vostro impegno nella creazione di team diversi. Investire in iniziative di D&I non solo vi permette di ottenere molti vantaggi, come idee più innovative, una cultura del posto di lavoro più forte e un migliore servizio clienti, ma è fondamentale per coltivare un’immagine positiva del brand e condividerla con nuovi gruppi di persone.

In conclusione, una strategia di employer branding vi consente di controllare e modificare in positivo ciò che si dice della vostra azienda, migliorando l’acquisizione e la fidelizzazione dei talenti e riducendo i costi di assunzione e il turnover dei dipendenti.

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