Tech companies should be very concerned with turnover according to the newly released yearly survey by tech staffing firm, PROTECH. The startling results indicated that 90 percent of IT Professionals are ready to make a change for a ‘better opportunity’. This is the highest reported figure in the past 12 years, indicating a possibly volatile situation for tech employers in the coming year. For companies looking to snatch up great talent, this might be good news for your team.
Deborah Vazquez, CEO of tech recruiting firm ProTech in Boca Raton, said salaries are increasing for tech professionals in South Florida, and many employers use perks and benefits as leverage. “But we are still below competitive salary levels in key markets that we compete against for talent,” she said.
With Citrix’s future in South Florida uncertain, tech leaders in South Florida were interviewed by the Sun Sentinel to give their input on how the possible move of the tech giant to Silicon Valley could affect the local tech front. Deborah Vazquez, CEO of PROTECH, was interviewed for the story.
April 17, 2015. Boca Raton, FL. PROTECH, the leading South Florida information technology (IT) search and staffing firm known for its yearly Tech Leadership and Tech Talent Surveys, recently launched a new, fully-responsive website and applicant portal. The new applicant portal allows candidates to quickly apply to positions that interest them with a resume or through social profiles such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+. With a fully responsive design, candidates are better able to apply to jobs on all devices including laptops, tablets and other mobile devices.
The PROTECH Survey’s released on 3/17/15 are making their way around the country. Almost 2000 people have checked out our survey and we’re excited about all the great responses and press we’ve received.
The 2015 PROTECH Leadership and Tech surveys were featured in the Sun Sentinel. Read an excerpt below from the article by Marcia Heroux Pounds.
The executives will discuss what their companies are doing today in technology, as well as their visions and plans, said Deborah Vazquez, chief executive of tech staffing firm ProTech in Boca Raton.
The tech community is encouraged to attend upcoming panel discussion featuring CIOs and CTOs from leading South Florida Companies.
March 11, 2015 – Boca Raton, FL. PROTECH is inviting the technology community to attend the upcoming SFTA event “CIO/CTO Roundtable: The 2015 Outlook.” The event will take place starting at 5 pm on Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at Citrix in Fort Lauderdale. The panel will be moderated by Paul Martine, CIO, Citrix and will feature Joel Steigelfest, CIO, Cross Country Home Services; Alexander Sjogren, CTO, Yellow Pepper; Patric Edmondson, Senior Vice President, Modernizing Medicine; and Bryan Dennstedt, CTO, MDLIVE.