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5 Ways Industrial Estates Help With Recruitment

May 29, 2022 | By Ronnie Salonga
5 Ways Industrial Estates Help With Recruitment
    May 29, 2022

What are the ways industrial estates help with recruitment?

  1. Industrial Estates Have A Strategic Location
  2. Industrial Estates Are Equipped With State-Of-The-Art Amenities 
  3. Industrial Estates Are The Prime Address For Multinational Companies 
  4. Industrial Estates Form A Liaison With Local Government Units
  5. Industrial Estates Can Organize Job Fairs 

In this article, we look closer into the different ways industrial estates help with recruitment.

According to data that came out this May 2022, 74% of employers are planning to hire more employees in the next quarter. However, there have been continuous difficulties with candidate shortages. For large-scale companies that need to hire hundreds to even thousands of workers, this problem can reduce operational productivity, efficiency, and profitability. 

Thanks to developments in technology and the nature of today’s work, employees’ expectations of their workplace have shifted drastically. More than ever, employees want more autonomy in choosing how they work. They have demands that go beyond a competitive pay grade. The labor market is highly competitive. As a result, businesses have to think of ways to attract and retain on-demand talent better. Undoubtedly, a company’s choice of job site heavily influences recruitment outcomes. Continue reading on to understand the ways industrial estates help with recruitment.

What are industrial estates? 

Industrial estates refer to sprawling, zoned areas designed for industrial development. These specialized zones typically house light and medium industries (e.g. manufacturing of consumer electronics, construction supplies, food, and apparel), warehousing and distribution centers, and data centers. 

Industrial Estates Have A Strategic Location

Some job applicants might be willing to move far from home simply to get to work, but most are not. This is especially true for applicants in countries like the Philippines, where traffic congestion is worsening and fuel prices are continuously rising. With that being said, industrial estates help locators stand out in the competitive hiring market because these have a strategic locations. Locators refer to the businesses that are leasing in industrial estates. 

Industrial estates like the ones developed by Science Park of the Philippines (SPPI) have a strategic location that helps employees get to and from work more conveniently. For most employees, this is the key to achieving better work-life balance. They can spend more time bonding with loved ones as well as resting. 

Take the Light Industry & Science Park IV for example. This industrial estate in Malvar, Batangas is strategically located near the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR). As a result, employees are provided convenient access when coming from Metro Manila’s commercial business districts.  

Harness the power of a strategic location to boost your organization’s recruitment success. 

Industrial Estates Are Equipped With State-Of-The-Art Amenities 

Most highly-skilled workers are seeking out businesses that offer benefits that go beyond a paycheck. These benefits can come in the form of job site amenities, which provides an intangible feeling of spending work hours in a good place. A workplace with excellent amenities not only helps attract employees but also benefits their well-being. In the long run, this can result in enhanced morale and productivity.    

Fortunately, industrial estates are designed with state-of-the-art amenities. At Science Park of the Philippines (SPPI), the industrial estates developed have the following amenities that are aimed to improve locators’ recruitment success:

  • In-park transportation/shuttle services
  • Security-manned gates, CCTVs, and patrolling guards 
  • Clean, spacious, well-maintained, and green work environments 
  • Nearby restaurants, banks, hospitals, and commercial hubs) 

Industrial Estates Are The Prime Address For Multinational Companies

Industrial estates are the prime address for multinationals. It should go without saying that multinational companies are ideal workplaces for applicants. These tend to offer more opportunities for career growth and personal development. 

For companies that want to boost their hiring process, relocating to an industrial estate is a great choice. At Science Park of the Philippines, the industrial estates are home to multinational companies like Pepsi, Procter & Gamble, Monde Nissin Corporation, H.B. Fuller, First Sumiden Circuits Inc., NXT and STMicroelectronics, and Unilever. 

Industrial Estates Form A Liaison With Local Government Units 

Industrial estate developers can form a liaison with local government unit networks to boost locators’ recruitment success. For example, at SPPI we are able to help locators attract more talent by forming a liaison with local government unit (LGU) networks.  

The liaison officers can facilitate and coordinate recruitment activities. This can help overcome the challenges of locators that do not have the time or enough resources to boost recruitment. 

Industrial Estates Can Organize Job Fairs 

Industrial Estates Can Organize Job Fairs

In addition, industrial estate developers like SPPI can organize job fairs to help with your recruitment. At SPPI, the on-ground management team can organize job fairs. 

Key Takeaway

In today’s recruitment market where candidates have the position of power, it has never been more crucial to maximize your company’s appeal and show applicants why you are the best choice. The last thing you would want is to lose talent to competitors and negatively impact overall productivity and profits. Fortunately, there are various ways industrial estates help with recruitment. 

Looking to relocate to a reputable industrial estate in the Philippines? Contact Science Park of the Philippines by clicking here.

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