The cost of having a bad reputation and brand image can have an impact on your overall candidate pool. 87 percent of employed respondents reported that they would leave their current employer to work for a company with a good reputation. This is compared to the 54 percent willing to leave to work for a company with a bad reputation.
Among those who are willing to join a company with a bad reputation, a pay increase of 46 percent is needed as an enticement. Those who join a company with a good reputation can expect around a 37 percent increase in pay.
While gender has a financial impact on the hiring practices of companies with damaged reputations, baby boomers are the least concerned with corporate reputation. More experienced employees are least likely to take a job with a reputationally challenged company.
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