As part of our research conducted from July to September 2022, we reached out to HR managers and employee services managers to gain valuable insights into the challenges they face. Here are the key takeaways:
Challenge #1: Attracting and Retaining Talent
An overwhelming 67% of respondents identified attracting and retaining talent as their top priority. Recognizing the importance of work-life balance, we are here to provide time-saving solutions that optimize employees' daily lives and empower them to better manage their personal and professional responsibilities.
One of our members, Manon, shared her experience: “I never have time for myself, but the concierge service, including the hairdressing service, saved me at least 2 hours! It's the perfect way to balance my professional and personal life. Thank you!” Our goal is to enhance your company’s attractiveness by supporting your employees' work-life balance with personalized assistance.
Challenge #2: Transforming the Workplace
60% of those surveyed emphasized the significance of creating real experiences in the office. We understand that being a concierge goes beyond simply offering services; it involves curating memorable experiences. According to a Paris workplace barometer, 55% of employees believe that socializing with colleagues is the primary reason for coming to the office.
Jerome, another Circles member, expressed his gratitude for our assistance in organizing a team-building escape game: “It was a great experience for our team. Thank you for helping us create this moment!” We believe in fostering a positive work environment by facilitating meaningful interactions and team-building activities.
Challenge #3: Listening to Employees and Understanding Their Needs
To truly address the needs of your employees, we conduct tailor-made surveys and closely analyze the results. By staying in touch with their daily lives, we can adapt our services and meet their expectations more effectively.
Our commitment is to offer personalized support and services that align with their preferences and requirements.
In conclusion, attracting and retaining talent, transforming the workplace into a hub of meaningful experiences, and truly understanding and meeting employees’ needs are the primary challenges faced by HR managers. By partnering with Circles, you can address these challenges head-on and enhance your company's success.
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