Recently released Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Study shows tech workers are becoming more selective about the technology they want to work with – and it affects their decision when it comes to employment.
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.
Companies are always striving for a winning company culture. A great company culture attracts top tier talent and helps retain talent, however, a poor company culture is actually one of the top reasons that employees leave a position. In fact, according to our 2015 Tech Talent Surveys, 16% of employees would leave an employer due to company culture. That should be a startling statistic for companies everywhere.
A staggering 70% of US employees are not engaged in the workplace. This modern day zombie apocalypse comes at a greater cost than you likely realize or even imagine.