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SMEs face 4 major challenges of sourcing the best employees

Hiring is expensive

Time to hire is
too long

Attracting great employees is difficult

Poor retention limits business growth

How to write an effective job description

How to write an effective job description

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How to conduct an interview to find the best jobseekers for your business

How to conduct an interview to find the best jobseekers for your business

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What challenges do small and medium businesses face when hiring?

Michael Page SME Hiring Challenges Survey, 2016

How much time do SMEs spend on the recruitment process?

47%

of SMEs think the time spent on hiring is excessive

43%

of SMEs spend 6 to 20 hours on conducting interviews

56%

say the least time is taken to place the job ad to reach high calibre jobseekers (less than three hours)

How to match jobseeker and company values

How to match jobseeker and company values

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Tips on attracting top performers in your industry

Tips on attracting top performers in your industry

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Are there any barriers to accessing great talent?

46%

of SMEs agree that they struggle to find suitable  jobseekers for their role

50%

say that they sometimes have to hire ‘okay’ people, instead of ‘fantastic’ people
 

28%

think they don’t have the expertise to get the best jobseekers
 

Six reasons why top talent leave their employer

Six reasons why top talent leave their employer

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Tips for retaining staff

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What talent retention and business growth challenges do SMEs face?

35%

of SMEs said that a new hire will leave their business within six months of being hired

35%

believe their difficulty in attracting and hiring the best people is a barrier to business growth
 

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Do these challenges sound familiar?

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What is the cost of hiring for an SME?

43%

of SMEs consider the cost of hiring as excessive

56%

of SMEs would use an external hiring agency if value for money was demonstrated
 

What challenges do small and medium businesses face when hiring?

Do these challenges sound familiar?