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November 17, 2022

Unattractive offers

There's a phenomenon that I've been noticing more and more lately.
Let's call it a fact that doesn't make my life as a recruiter particularly easy:

Companies want a 10/10 and are a 5 themselves.

When you read it, you probably notice it right away, too:

Something doesn't fit.

The demands of employers on their potential new employees are enormously high.
They are looking for a 100% match and he or she should also be nice.

But the fact that companies themselves have nothing or little to offer that could be attractive to the employee market unfortunately often goes unrecognized.

And so we have a massive bottleneck here in terms of personnel recruitment.
Companies should definitely approach the matter realistically. Critically scrutinize their own offerings.

But who does that? I have the impression that very, very few do.

And there we have the salad of supply and demand.

There are a number of hard factors that contribute to employers not appearing particularly attractive and ultimately not being so:

Here are three examples of unattractive supply:

⛔️ 25 days of vacation.
⛔️ no home office
⛔️ core working hours from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Who else can add to this list?