Inspire Your Staff to Say: I Love My Job
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In a sector characterized by remarkable expansion and major technological changes, environmental businesses can only truly succeed when they are able to find and keep enough skilled practitioners. To learn more about which competencies environmental employers look for in their staff and what strategies they use to keep these employees, ECO Canada conducted the 2012 Employer HR Strategies study. The findings from this research are both timely and unexpected, with powerful take-away insights for employers, professionals and educators alike.
As a targeted resource for environmental employers, this presentation provides a unique overview of what fellow environmental companies had to say about the HR strategies they preferred. For professionals and educators, the associated presentation, Land Your Dream Green Job: Know What Employers are Looking for provides insight into the competencies and personality attributes that environmental employers value most when they decide to hire, retain or promote staff.
- Why being an Employer of Choice is so critical to environmental employers? recruitment and retention success
- 4 different approaches to becoming an Employer of Choice, and the key benefits and risks to keep in mind when using these approaches
- The HR knowledge gap between the engagement strategies that HR managers think their staff want versus what these employees actually prefer