Every year, the PROTECH workforce and leadership surveys offer insight into workforce trends, including motivating factors for job seekers. No matter what a candidate may answer as their reason for leaving or considering new roles, it always boils down to one simple thing: happiness.
You’re interviewing for what seems to be your dream job. The salary, location and company all seem like a great fit for you. The one thing that’s harder to gauge is whether or not your future manager is a good one or not. One of the biggest concerns for employees taking a new job according to our yearly surveys is the person they’ll be reporting to. A good manager can make your workplace enjoyable and even make you look forward to coming in each day. A bad manager, however, can make you dream of handing in your resignation. How can you tell if your future manager is going to be great or not? Here are some telltale signs of a great future manager.
In the past, we’ve discussed the vast benefits of diversity within tech teams – including gender and racial diversity. Various studies indicate that companies with good diversity perform better than companies that are less diverse. However, a conversation that seems to still be needed is the importance of multi-generational teams.
If you do want to succeed as a tech manager and perhaps make the progression into the role of a CIO or CTO one day, here are some skills that are critical to develop for success.
The point is that technology is critical in today’s business world and when you can’t make the hires you need when you need them, things can go spectacularly wrong. Although there’s no guarantee that great candidate will take your offer, here are some common hiring mistakes that can negatively affect your hiring success.
First impressions happen once and the interview is your opportunity to impress and be impressed. However, there are certain things you can say or do during an interview that might seem benign but that can backfire.
Beyond HTML, CSS, and WordPress, Elizabeth Becker, Client Partner and Tech Recruiter at the software recruiting company PROTECH, suggests going open-source.
You’ve received an exciting offer from a great company. You can’t wait to take this positive step in your career and take on your next challenge. The only thing standing in your way? Resigning at your current employer.
Sometimes it’s just an unthought of habit to jump to an apology for even the smallest thing in the workplace. Sometimes, we even jump to apology mode for things that don’t require one. The biggest? I’m sorry for taking up your time!