and why it’s a strength!
In today’s part four of “5 hiring challenges that IT and Engineering companies face” is…
If you’re an SME business, why would someone join your company?
What concerns might a potential new employee have about joining and are you addressing them effectively?
As an SME business, you are still competing for talent against much larger and well-known organisations.
Although being small and relatively unknown, could be viewed as a disadvantage, I think that it’s a real strength. It’s important to be aware of what concerns candidates may have based on your size and to know how to address them.
Consider allocating a dedicated training budget or sharing information on some of the company’s recent wins.
Preempt these concerns during the interview process, talk openly and honestly about them and focus on the benefits of working for a smaller business.
What do you think?
What would be your concerns when considering an SME vs a large corporate?