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People | Jun 6

How SMEs can win the war for talent

People | Jun 6

Andrew Knight, founder of HR consultancy The Spark Company, believes that putting people first leads to better business.

Andrew Knight

Andrew Knight Principle Consultant, The Spark Company

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While the ‘war for talent’ has been a battle that SMEs have faced for a long time, in recent years, the challenge has become even more complicated. The ‘Great Resignation’ following the global pandemic has seen a significant shift in what employees want from their careers. This cultural shift means businesses need to adapt their approach to not only attract the very best talent but also retain their existing teams.

For SMEs, trying to compete with larger organisations has never been tougher. However, there has never been a better opportunity for these organisations to use their strengths when looking to recruit and retain talent. So, what can SMEs do to win the ‘war for talent’?

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Andrew Knight

Andrew Knight Principle Consultant, The Spark Company

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