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Attraction and recruitment

Workforce development consists of the following essential components:

Attract and recruit Train and develop Manage, motivate and reward Retain Lead and communicate Workforce Development Map

Businesses compete for talented employees. It is important to understand that potential employees have differing expectations and to think about what will attract job seekers to your workplace. Businesses need to be smart in presenting job opportunities and present themselves in a positive light.

For example, you can make your business stand out as a sought after workplace by offering attractive conditions and competitive pay; having good recruitment,  induction, training and development plans in place; making new employees feel welcome; being culturally inclusive; being clear about employee roles, responsibilities and expectations; and modelling effective leadership and management behaviour.