In The News: Why Should I Take Your Job?


The recruitment industry has been changing over the years. Apart from an increase in their salaries, talented candidates often have other motivations that push them to look for a new position.

Kimberlyn Lu, Country Manager for Robert Walters Malaysia, shared that talented professionals often have options. When faced with an offer, they’re unlikely to take it immediately, instead asking themselves, “Why should I take your job?” To secure top talent, employers need to build their brands and sell the role as well. Based on our whitepaper, “How to Attract & Retain the Right Talent – An Asian Guide”, the below five factors are the top considerations for candidates when they explore opportunities with a company:

  • Pay and benefits
  • Belief in the company’s growth potential
  • Brand name and reputation of the company
  • Career prospects and promotion of opportunities
  • Sense of entrepreneurship

Read the full article via this link: “Why Should I Take Your Job?” (Source: Astro Awani, 29 March 2019)

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