Posts Categorized: Employers

3 Employer Branding Trends for the IT Industry in 2020

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Employer branding has always been a central pillar in the architecture of success within the IT industry. Without a strong employer branding strategy, it’s difficult for an organization to convey a relatable message to its consumers or to retain a coherent and robust company culture. It’s also the case that employer branding best practices are… Read more »

How to Create Career Paths to Retain Your Best IT Employees

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Several factors contribute to an employee’s overall feeling of satisfaction (or lack thereof) within a particular role. As you could probably guess, salary and workplace culture are two of the big ones. What’s more surprising, however, is that a large portion of employees place a greater value on opportunities for advancement than they do on the atmosphere of… Read more »

Is Your Hiring Process Causing Turnover?

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Ideally, our recruitment and hiring process should promote strong workplace cultures and increase our rates of employee retention. Occasionally, however, they can have the opposite effect. In some cases, an organization’s recruitment and hiring process can be so frustrating to new and current employees that they jump ship shortly after (or even before) being hired…. Read more »

Fostering Career Satisfaction for Employee Retention

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When your employees are happy in their jobs, they’ll be more motivated and work harder for your company. But the average worker has a short attention span, meaning that their demands and priorities change all the time, so how can you keep them satisfied? The truth is that there’s a lot to consider and a… Read more »

5 Benefits of Workplace Diversity

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Diversity is a great buzzword, and although most companies strive to achieve it, many fail to appreciate its full meaning. More than just achieving even ratios of gender, age, race, and cultural backgrounds, diversity also means a range of perspectives, ideas, and opinions. When people feel free and respected enough to share those ideas, you can… Read more »

Are Your Candidates Receiving a Poor Experience From You?

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Most hiring managers are too busy to act as a welcoming host as they’re hiring, but it’s an important step. If you’re dismissive or neglectful, candidates will talk. They’ll tell their friends and post reviews about your company. Soon you’ll be a notoriously negative company to work for, no matter how great your perks are. Here’s how you can make sure your candidates are receiving a good experience from you…. Read more »

4 Ways to Revamp Your Leadership Skills in 2019

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All leaders have strengths and weaknesses. Some leaders are poor communicators and simply expect employees to all be on the same page; while some leaders micromanage their employees and try to do everything themselves. If you’re looking to be a better leader for 2019, there’s no time like the present to start working on it…. Read more »

The Top 5 Perks That Tech Employees Are Looking For

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Most companies say people are their most valuable assets, and with national unemployment at a 17-year low, businesses are working overtime to recruit, engage and retain this valuable commodity. Employee perks are a major opportunity for most companies to attract and keep talent. A recent industry study reported that 48 percent of employees consider benefits… Read more »

The Key to Motivating Your IT Team When They’re Stressed

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When you are dealing with a lack of motivation, it seems like everyone is giving you advice on how to solve it. However, new research shows that people are more inclined to deal with feeling unmotivated, or other problems based on mentality, when they give someone else advice on how to solve the same problem…. Read more »

How IT Leaders Eliminate Drama In The Workplace

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Workplace drama isn’t exclusive to the IT industry and it’s a reality that company leaders have to acknowledge with if they want their organization to be successful. Drama happens in the workplace because humans are emotional beings. We have pride and envy and many other emotions that cause us to butt heads, often over the… Read more »