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HR company offers help to attract talent

06 August 2018

Reality HR has launched an initiative to help companies working in the food industry in the South of England to attract staff. 

Attracting and retaining the right staff is important to the success for any companies but for smaller food-based businesses it can be a major blow when a member of staff leaves. With so many changes in the world of work it can be hard for food business owners to keep up. Commenting on the initiative, Sally-Ann Hall Jones, chief executive officer at Reality HR, said: “Attracting and retaining talent can be a challenge for SMEs in the food industry, and as recruitment can be a costly process it’s important to get it right.

“Creating a positive employer brand, which helps to tell the story of what life is like working for the company, is just one step which businesses can take to help attract the right people to come and work for them. That’s why we’ve started our campaign – Attracting and Retaining the Workforce of the Future.

“The food industry needs to move with the times and throw the old recruitment book out of the window. It’s about the right process to find the right talent to help your business grow and that person might not even be looking for a role right now.

“There are so many changes now for SMEs. It might be that they choose to outsource their recruitment completely to an HR consultancy. Other choices include working with a resourcing partner, or a recruitment consultancy, or they might do it themselves - there is no one-size fits all – it’s about using the right approach to recruit the right person at the right time.”

It will culminate in a business breakfast seminar that is taking place on Wednesday 26 September with a keynote presentation from Roger Roberts, a former HR Director for  Tesco. If you would like to book a place for the seminar then please email events@realityhr.co.uk or book here: https://www.realityhr.co.uk/mytalentedworkforce/


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