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.
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.
Each year, PROTECH conducts a survey of employees and discovers top reasons for employees to leave their employers. Here’s the top responses as illustrated by characters in Game of Thrones.
Fit and Commit is a methodology aimed at preventing employee turnover and improving your company’s overall retention rate. Based on our annual surveys, the strategy behind Fit and Commit is to match a candidate not just on Fit (skill and compensation level) but also on Commit (the candidates overall commitment to taking a new position).