Losing a valued employee from a company, big or small, can have positive and negative effects on a company’s future. The loss of an employee may be due to a variety of factors. It may be due to a family
Why focusing on new hire development is key to retention
With retention becoming more and more difficult in the tech space, it is no longer ideal to rely solely on filling open tech positions with what you consider to be the “perfect” hire. With the right on boarding and continuous mentorship program, even an initially less than perfect hire might be a solid long-term addition to your team.
Forget the Fancy Perks: Workers Simply Want Better Technology
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.
Unemployment for Tech Professionals drops under 2%
According to a recent survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the tech economy continues to thrive, with a reported unemployment rate of only 1.9% as of April 2018. This is down from a reported 3% last year.
The Secret to Retention: Happiness
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.