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Finding, recruiting & retaining top talent

  • 15th March 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Online

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Rowan Consulting are holding a series of free online webinars (with Q&A’s) and 1-2-1 advice sessions led by specialist business consultants are being offered and funded by Somerset County Council and the four Somerset district councils this year, to help aid business resilience in Somerset during this cost-of-living crisis. This support will help your business develop the skills it needs to survive in challenging economic circumstances and take advantage of new opportunities ahead.


Finding, recruiting & retaining top talent

– Karen Watkins of Rowan Consulting

– Via ZOOM (a link will be sent on registration)

This session is particularly aimed at anyone struggling to recruit or retain staff in the current market. Discover practical advice and tools to ensure your business attracts and engages the right people that will help grow your business.

Currently South West business owners are reporting that business recovery and growth is being “significantly held back” by skills shortages and recruitment difficulties, in this session we aim to offer some solutions on how you can address some of these issues to ensure growth and competitive advantage.

In this session we’ll look at the 3 main challenges that business owners are facing.

o Access to good staff, where to find them, along with short term v longer term strategies to attract staff.

o Managing performance and using key business drivers to engage and retain staff whilst growing the business

o The benefits of an effective reward and recognition programme that engages employees whilst ensuring consistent growth of your business.

Key takeaways from this session

• A clear understanding of the best sources to recruit for your business in today’s competitive market

• Confidence to build a recruitment plan that ensures you target the right people

• Tools to support you in effectively managing performance of individuals

• Understanding of how to use reward to increase performance against business targets.

Our aim is to ensure every attendee comes away from the session with a clear plan and outcomes, but more importantly that everything can be used in your business. You won’t find any of our workshop material languishing in bottom draws in the office.

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