Tag : IT Workforce Trends
Nearly 60 percent of tech employees would consider moving out of state because of a limited job market, an annual survey of more than 1,300 tech professionals in South Florida revealed.
Nearly 60 percent of tech workers say they would leave state for better job according to South Florida Survey – Sun Sentinel
Employers beware: 91 percent of tech workers in South Florida say they would leave their employer for a better opportunity, in an annual survey of more than 1,300 tech professionals by ProTech Staffing in Fort Lauderdale. That’s up from 90 percent last year.
PROTECH Survey Results Reveal largest IT Budget Increase in over a Decade with Tech Hiring remaining strong
PROTECH Releases its 15th Annual South Florida Tech Leadership Survey and 13th Annual Tech Talent Workforce Survey Results which show compensation and lack of career path top reasons for changing employers and increased number of tech employees considering leaving the state.
“Many IT professionals are frustrated when they land at an exciting company only to find a horribly outdated tech stack with no plans to update,” said Elizabeth Becker, a partner in the South Florida based IT staffing firm, PROTECH. “Although you may have opportunities to grow in the areas of salary and benefits, your skills will become less desirable in the industry.”
Silicon Valley and the tech industry on a whole has a long-standing problem with diversity and inclusion. It’s an issue that’s often swept under the rug with many tech leaders simply claiming they hire the best, and if they happen to be male and white, that’s just how it is.
PROTECH Expert featured on “30 Experts Share The Most Common Misconceptions About Working From Home (Hint: It’s Not All Fun in PJs)” – Kununu
People thing you’re less productive working from home. In reality, working from home results in greater productivity vs working in an office. Think about all those times you have spent chatting with coworkers – you don’t have that luxury at home and that extra time becomes time spent doing work.
Few jobs today offer old-fashioned banker’s hours, but prospective employees want a sense of the expectations—and once hired, they want companies to deliver. Development sprints and deadlines are a fact of life in the tech world, and employees understand there will be times they need to work late. “But when it happens regularly day in and day out, that’s when employees get burned out,” says Elizabeth Becker, a PROTECH client partner. “They see it as a breakdown in management.”
Searching for a new job? You might be surprised to learn that many “facts” of job hunting are actually not true. Don’t let these myths keep you from your next great job opportunity.
PROTECH CEO, Deborah Vazquez, to be Featured Panelist on Upcoming SFTA Discussion on “Attracting, Retaining and Developing Tech Talent”
Employers and IT Professionals are encouraged to attend upcoming panel discussion featuring South Florida Tech Workforce Thought Leaders.
Boca Raton, FL. South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) is inviting the technology community to attend their upcoming panel discussion “Attracting, Retaining and Developing Tech Talent.” The event will take place starting at 5 pm on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Broward College, Davie Campus. The panel will feature Aric Agmon, CEO of AOD Software; Troy Michels, CTO of Sentry Data Systems; Deborah Vazquez, CEO of PROTECH; and Michael McLaughlin, Director, Talent Acquisition & Compliance of NextEra Energy. The main focus of the panel discussion will be addressing the challenges and solutions for attracting and retaining top tech talent. The panel will be moderated by Marcia Heroux Pounds, Business Writer for the Sun Sentinel, and is sponsored by FPL FiberNet, TriNet and Sentry Data Systems.