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What Does A Good Job Offer An Employee?

September 11, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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( A good job is a stable job. It’s one that encourages its employees, rather than holds them back and put them down. It puts employee welfare above all else, because it knows just how important the staff are to the structure and success of the job. And as the boss, you’re the person that makes sure the job on the market has a lot to offer! 

Because of this, it can be hard to come up with a proper job package. There’s a lot of differences in the sector, after all, and you need to know you’re doing something sustainable and sensible for the upcoming working generation. 

Thus, it’s time to evaluate whether you’re really offering a good job to the talented and dedicated job hunters out there. Once you find the right person for your position, how can you be sure they’ll stick around? Well, read on to find out a bit more. 

The Right Benefits

Benefits packages are a key part of offering someone a job that’s worth coming into work for. After all, if you’re getting paid minimum wage, or you’re in an entry-level position and you want your career to go somewhere, you need to be comforted by the additional benefits your new employer has set out for you! Make sure you get this part of the process right, as it’ll mean the difference between hiring someone good and hiring someone great.

So, what kind of employee benefits work best in the current market? Maybe a spot on your company health insurance plan? Maybe paid time off, including vacation days and sick leave? What about a performance bonus every now and then? And what if you combined all of these aspects together, to form the perfect package to attract and retain an amazing employee. You’ve proven you’ll be a good employer, which just brings in kind!

The Chance to Learn

A good job gives its employees the chance to learn and grow. We’re all after a good career these days, and we all want to make good money and use it wisely in our lives, and one of the best ways to ensure that is via training. And when you’re an employer, you’re in the perfect position to offer young, smart, and strong professionals the chance to buff their skills and learn something new. If someone who’s working for you is looking to pad out their CV, make sure you give them the chance to do so – it’s a real investment! 

When you invest in your employers like this, you prove to them that they’re working a worthy job. They have everything they could need at their fingertips, and they’ll go on to do wonderful things for you and your company. And if you don’t give them a chance like this, at least from time to time, your workforce will start to feel like it’s stagnating, and you definitely won’t come across anyone properly suited to a more senior role within your business. 

Praise for Their Achievements

It’s something a lot of bosses don’t do, and it’s one of the worst mistakes they could make. They don’t admire and appreciate their employees outright, and as a result, their employees fall under the wayside. They start to think they’re not cared about, or they’re just cogs in the machine that makes you money. 

So, it’s key to take someone aside and congratulate them on their smart thinking and quick rhetoric skills when they managed to close a deal that was about to go sideways. They don’t hold meetings that take a moment to celebrate what you’ve all done together, and recognise each and every department for their specific part in making something happen. And they definitely don’t take the whole team out for drinks or a meal, to socialise together, and make sure you feel friendly and fun outside of work too. 

Are You Offering a Good Job? 

They only way you’ll know is by looking at what you do offer, and what the average response from an employee (or potential hiree) turns out to be. So, do you typically get more job offer rejections than you do successful applicants? Do you get more flakey workers than you do reliable and on-time ones? And do you have a working environment that feels like it could use a bit of work? 

Take stock of your surroundings and take stock of your procedures. To offer a good job, you need to tick the boxes above.

Staff Writer; William Shaw

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