Chema Calvo – Director de Talento y Desarrollo de Capacidades en Loymark
A company’s culture is as vital as the caliber of leaders and professionals it employs. It shapes clients’ perceptions of us and is intricately linked to the execution power, innovation, and quality of our products and services.
We can liken company culture to an X-ray, revealing the organization’s inner workings. It should indicate our collaborators’ happiness level, often referred to as engagement, and how well we align with the company’s vision and values.
However, the post-pandemic landscape and recent waves of layoffs in the USA have significantly weakened corporate culture. This compels companies to reassess how they build culture and attract as well as retain talent.
A Shift in Talent Mindset
Everyone desires success in their role, seeking autonomy, personal and professional growth, and alignment of values within their organization. The post-pandemic scenario has altered work structures, moving us from daily interactions to remote work, causing individuals to reevaluate their priorities. This shift can lead to higher turnover and lower productivity.
Traditional tools such as climate surveys and engagement surveys are no longer sufficient. While valuable, they don’t necessarily predict whether employees will stay with the company.
Hence, measuring ourselves solely through engagement is no longer effective.
Strengthening Our Purpose as a Company
People now look for fair wages, inspiring leadership, and a meaningful purpose to connect with.
Establishing a purpose that aligns the company’s goals with each collaborator’s individual purpose is crucial. This alignment becomes a compelling reason for the collaborator to excel.
We must be agile in communicating our purpose and adept at negotiating, creating an environment where our collaborators can align with our purpose and grow in tandem. In other words, we should assist our collaborators in achieving fulfillment, helping them understand their value to our company and the immense potential each one possesses for growth.
At Loymark, we believe certain factors influence how this new approach is applied and encourage a paradigm shift in talent management:
- Career Growth
By implementing specific tactics in each area and considering trends, interactions, and work styles, we can maximize this new role of companies in communicating their purpose and fostering the development of each collaborator, aiding them in feeling fulfilled.
This is the first chapter of our Loymark culture series, in which we discuss our vision and the changes we are making to adapt to new trends and talent generations.