New graduates and young professionals all dream of joining well-known and huge companies. They feel that companies like Facebook, Google and Bank of America offer more opportunities for moving up the career ladder as opposed to small businesses.
On the onset, attracting young people might be difficult for small businesses. However, it is not impossible. Business owners will just have to adjust with the times in order to be able to add young talents into their employee roster.
As reported by The Telegraph, luring young people to join small businesses would require business owners to show them how they can grow. Overwhelming young people with a list of responsibilities that they have to do will only serve to make them run away. Business owners should instead opt to present a clear career ladder with explanations on how to move up and the benefits that come with each development.
Business owners should also learn to be visible in platforms that young people normally use. Take advantage of social media platforms. Aside from expanding client base, business owners can also use social media platforms to hire new talents.
According to a report posted on Android Community, Facebook is going to make it easier for business owners to post jobs on its social media platform. The U.S. tech giant is rolling out a Jobs bookmark in which small business owners can post their job openings.
Business owners should take advantage of developments such as the one that Facebook will introduce. Being up to date when it comes to developments that can help with the hiring process.
While new blood brings life to companies, hiring only young people will not be good for small businesses. Business owners should also consider hiring older people due to their experiences.
Jobs & Hire previously reported about how companies can use social media marketing to widen its audience.