Think tech employees want fancy coffee machines, nap pods, ping pong tables and beer on tap? Your employees are smart enough to see through the charade – perks like these are designed to keep employees at work. Here’s perks they actually want.
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Every day, job seekers look up your reputation as an employer and decide on whether or not they want to click that apply button based on what current and past employees are saying about you. If your reputation supersedes you as a mediocre employer, you’ll lose out on valuable applicants and even more valuable employees to your competitors. Ouch.
Reviewing employers on Glassdoor, we found a trend of complaints across multiple companies, industries and locations. If you’re concerned about losing valuable employees, check out the following top reasons that cause employees to be dissatisfied and seek employment elsewhere:
You need to hire – which means you’re growing (awesome) , you lost a great employee to a competitor (not so great) or the person you had hired for the role just wasn’t the right fit (painful). Turnover, for whatever reason, is one of the most dreaded things in any organization. Losing a valued employee to another company or having to replace a hire that didn’t work out can be extremely costly, with many studies calculating the cost at 1.5-2x the departing person’s yearly salary. How can losing a single employee be this expensive? Here’s just a few of the costs associated with turnover…
New research by HiringSolved uncovered the top most in-demand technology skills for 2017. HiringSolved used data from more than 10,000 public profiles for tech workers hired or promoted into new positions in 2016 and the first two months of 2017 in Silicon Valley to paint a portrait of the most wanted tech employee.
Contrary to popular belief, being likable isn’t a trait you’re born with. Like any good habit, developing a likable personality takes repeated effort until it starts to become second nature.
With many positions receiving hundreds of qualified applicants, narrowing down the pool of applicants can be a challenge. Although skills are important, making the right match to your company culture is also critical for long-term retention. Here are 8 personality traits you should look for in interviews to make sure your next hire is the best one.
Tech companies, specifically in the cyber security space, are preparing for stricter regulations in light of the new order.