Recruiting Insights from LinkedIn
Recruiting Insights from LinkedInApril 8, 2019
With today’s tight labor market and fierce competition, employers must take a more strategic approach to employee benefits in order to recruit and retain top talent. Small employers are not immune to this challenge. Businesses of all sizes are competing for talent with Pinterest and Lyft as well as the same-sized company down the street.
The LinkedIn Top Companies 2019 and Top Startups 2018 reports provide insights into the hiring and retention practices of some of the most attractive employers (70% are in the Bay Area) to job seekers.
Talking points for conversations with your employers:
Airbnb encourages its employees to get out of the office and into the world with $500 in employee travel credits each quarter. Employees can roll over their balance with no cap on its value.
Disney now pays full tuition upfront for part-time workers who are earning their high school diploma, college degree or are going back to school to learn a new skill.
Lyft recently introduced mental health benefits for employees, with training to help managers spot warning signs.
- Johnson & Johnson offers pensions to new employees who become vested after five years. This is on top of a 401k plan, which J&J matches at 75 cents to the dollar or up to 6% of a worker’s salary.
PwC helps employees pay down student loan debt: PwC’ers can get up to $1,200 a year toward student loans for up to six years.
- Employers Expand Benefits to Attract, Retain Workers — Benefits Pro
- To Attract and Retain Key Employees, Offer Benefits That They Value — The Business Journals
- Employers Beef Up Benefits to Keep Talent — Society for Human Resource Management
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