Have standards of leadership because people are going to refer your team or refer working for you to other people based on how they feel like they’re treated, are they valued, are they equipped. – Tim Dyck
A great first step in getting more employee referrals A great first step is to implement a formal referral program. is to implement a formal referral program. That is only step one though. It is critical that your become an organization that people would want to recommend in the first place. That means treating employees with respect and valuing their input.
The next step is to ensure there are high standards of leadership. This is crucial. If our leaders aren’t referable, then the whole organization won’t be either. One way to check in on this is by asking for feedback. That will help you know if you are doing well.
Send anonymous surveys that ask employees how likely they are to recommend working for us to friends, family, and neighbors. It will help the employee net promoter score, which is a solid gauge of our referability. Finally, make sure to survey employees about their leaders’ skills. The results are enlightening and can be a perfect guide to numerous improvements.
Connect with Tim and his team:
LinkedIn: Best Culture Solutions, Inc
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00:04:34 – Being Referrable
00:07:04 – Standards of Leadership
00:10:18 – Asking for Feedback
00:12:48 – Why People Quit Their Jobs
00:13:54 – Importance of Leadership and Referrals
00:14:31 – Engaging Employees in the Hiring Process
00:15:24 – The Power of Employee Referral Programs
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