Why do businesses need core values?

By Eventus Recruitment Group

19 Apr 2024

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In a world where authenticity is imperative, having well-defined business values isn’t just a checkbox—it’s a game-changer! Workplace values should be at the core of your business as they help align all stakeholders. From managers to employees, to customers, and even the wider community. Like creating a strong company culture, values guide us in our actions at work, help us with our decision making, and aid our career choices.


Here at The Eventus Recruitment Group, our strong core values are at the heart of what we do. The values we have are some that our team stand by every day, and act with in everything we do. Having shared values within our team allow us to create a stronger bond and a team to be proud of. The core values we have at Eventus Recruitment are:

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Transparency
  • Passionate
  • Fun

In this article, we take a look at why having strong core values in your firm is important, and how you can demonstrate them.

Authenticity Attracts
Consumers want realness and an honest business. When your business values are clear and align with your customer’s beliefs, you create a relationship beyond transactions. People want to support companies that stand for something meaningful. A core value such as honesty or transparency can go a long way here.

Building Trust
Trust is the backbone of any successful relationship, including those between businesses and customers. Clearly defined values act as a foundation of trust, showing your audience that you’re committed to them, not just to profits. Ultimately, this trust forms long-lasting customer relationships. Long-term, trusted relationships are crucial to success, particularly in the world of recruitment.


Differentiation
In a large market, standing out is key. Values are unique to you and what sets you apart from competitors who offer similar products or services. It’s your secret ingredient, your competitive edge that captures attention and loyalty.


Storytelling
Storytelling is a powerful tool, especially in marketing, and your values can support this. Share stories that demonstrate your values in action – whether that’s how you source materials, treat employees, or support your community. Furthermore, these values help to personalise your brand and help customers form connections with you. Be creative with your values – display them on your website, company materials, and around the office.


Crisis Management
When challenges arise, businesses with strong values are able to use these values to navigate through them. Your values guide decision-making, ensuring that even in times of crisis, your actions remain consistent with your principles. This consistency breeds, creates, and demonstrates trust and resilience.


Attracting Talent
In today’s job market, prospective employees aren’t just looking for a job – they’re seeking purpose. Clearly defined values signal to potential hires that yours is a company worth working for, attracting top talent who share your vision. By having your values in a prominent place on your website and within your recruitment campaigns, it will give candidates a sense of the company culture. Moreover, it will allow them to determine whether their values align with those of the company before applying for or accepting a job within the firm.


Building a strong company culture
Having core values help to build a workforce of like-minded individuals, who have a shared vision and purpose. As a result, they enable you to create strong teams who work well together and are satisfied within the company. Get creative with your core values – display your core values on graphics around the office or in internal communications. By embedding values into your company culture it will provide your employees with a shared purpose and an understanding of how they fit in within the company.


So, don’t underestimate the power of defining your business values. They’re not just words on a page, they’re the heart of your brand.

If you’re still not convinced on why you should have strong core values in your business, take a look at the comment below from a new client, demonstrating their impact and importance.

"I googled recruiters and you came up. When I looked at your website I knew I wanted to work with you because everything about Eventus and your values aligned with our business." - Hiring law firm.

How we enhance your company culture and recruitment strategy
With over 90 years’ combined experience in recruitment, we can help you to recruit in a timely manner. Our recruitment services are extensive to ensure you get the people you require for when you need them. Furthermore, we recruit for all jobs with Law, Finance, Accountancy and Financial Services, as well as support functions within firms.

Always, we use our expertise to:

  • Understand your business and your full recruitment requirements to identify the best candidates for your firm.
  • Offer tailored recruitment advice and techniques.
  • Write and advertise job adverts on your behalf.
  • Provide you access to the right candidates for your job vacancies and business requirements.
  • Pre-screen candidates to ensure they are the right fit your business.
  • Arrange job interviews on your behalf.
  • Manage the job offer process and any negotiations.
  • Help you and your new employees build a successful working partnership.

Don’t hesitate to contact us for a confidential discussion about your recruitment and or advice on embedding your values into your recruitment strategy at [email protected] or on 01524 34400.

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