Things to consider when designing a refer a friend scheme

SAVE ITEM

27 / 10 / 2016

Incentivising employees to refer candidates through your reward offer encourages them to think about who they might know that has the right skills, knowledge and values for your organisation.

Refer a friend schemes can be a useful tool to help you meet some of your workforce challenges, such as recruiting to hard to fill posts, increasing staff retention and reducing recruitment times and costs.

Our guide looks at the things you could consider when designing and implementing a refer a friend scheme including:

  • the business case and defining what you want to achieve
  • the terms and conditions of the scheme and qualifying criteria
  • gaining buy in from key stakeholders
  • communicating the scheme to your staff
  • evaluating whether the scheme has been successful.

Find out more about reward in the NHS and view our range of reward resources.

Latest Tweets

Why Register?

Great reasons to register with NHS Employers

  • A personalised website
    Manage your profile and select topics of interest to you
  • Access your dashboard
    Bookmark useful content to help you quickly find what you're looking for
  • Get involved
    Contribute to our Talking Points discussions, comment on and rate our webpages
  • Keep up to date
    Receive the latest newsletters and media summaries

Sounds great, what next?

Register Now

Not now, I will register later

Log In