What Is Disrupting Our Top Tech Talent?
How Can You Protect Your Top Digital Talent from The Great Resignation?
I was recently a guest on Kate Thomas’ Leadership Effectiveness Podcast where we discussed the impact the Great Resignation is having on the digital and tech sector.
• Research indicates that 40% of the workforce is considering leaving their employer this year
• In the data, digital and tech sectors, turnover is showing signs of picking up pace
• Individuals are looking to shift gear and search for new opportunities where they can jump into smaller, earlier stage tech companies with greater influence and impact on decision making
• Whilst financial drivers are still important when making a decision, the driver behind increasing numbers of candidates is currently a greater level of balance
• Top talent don’t want to fall behind in terms of skills development and growth opportunities in digital
• The need for companies to be proactive with their talent retention strategies is going to be crucial in the early part of 2022.
A few key questions I would be asking are:
❓Do you know the market worth of the best people you employ? Are you in-line with that?
❓Are you using your valued people to the full range of their skills and capability?
❓What’s their path for progression?
❓What do they want out of you as an employer?
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