Tech companies: how your interview experience impacts your talent retention

That sinking feeling when another of your tech team resigns. A feeling that’s all too familiar? You’re not alone. A recent study by LinkedIn found the technology industry to have the highest turnover rates, peaking at 13.2%. When you break this down into job categories, it’s evident to see the retention problem lies within the

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Employee retention: the impact of communication and involvement

Employee turnover is one of the most expensive problems that businesses face. With the average employee costing around £12,000 to replace, it’s no wonder that companies want to do all they can to keep hold of their top talent. One of the largest factors that influences employee retention is communication and involvement. It’s been proven

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Inventors month: 3 developing technologies that are shaping the future

It’s August and that means it is officially inventors’ month! We are celebrating by looking at 3 major technologies that are shaping the future and how you can bag yourself your dream role in these innovative industries. Artificial Intelligence According to Gartner, by 2021, AI will create $2.9 trillion worth of business and 6.2 billion

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5 fastest growing languages: how to stay ahead of the curve in 2020

The world of coding is continuously adapting and new programming languages are rapidly being developed. With hundreds of languages on the market we know it’s difficult to know which ones are worth learning and which ones will wither and fall by the wayside against titans such as Python and JavaScript. We’ve compiled some of the

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Steps for improving your interview process

Your hiring process is a direct reflection of your company. To get the top tech talent on board, you need to create an interview process that ensures the candidates have the best experience with your company as possible. Where a positive interview experience could lead to talented tech candidates joining your team, a negative experience

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Top tips for interview success

Interviews are tough. As recruiters, we see a lot of people slip up when it comes to interviews, so we know what works and what doesn’t. To help you for in your next interview, we asked our team to give us their top tips for success. Of course, all interviews are different, and sadly there’s

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Tech Leaders, are you truly harnessing the power of agile working & inclusion?

If you’re involved in leading a tech scale up, tech SME or multinational; the odds are you’re looking to scale, and key to that is achieving sustainable growth in an ever evolving and highly competitive landscape. At our diversity & inclusion event last week, Toby Mildon, renowned diversity and inclusion architect, explained how he believes

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Unlock the key to your tech talent retention

For years we have been talking about the potential talent issues tech startup and scaleups face, both now and in the future. With almost 70% of tech employees open to new opportunities and easily able to move between companies, it’s crucial that employers are doing everything they can to retain their top talent. In search

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Triple threat: the three reasons your tech employees leave

Employees, no matter how valuable, are always going to leave their jobs; it’s inevitable. From relocating to having a complete career change, as an employer, you’ll never be able to completely stop employees from leaving. But what if you could dramatically reduce employee turnover? What if you knew the reasons employees decide to leave? Good

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Tech talent retention: why career development matters

Finding great talent is hard, but holding onto it is even harder. Studies have shown that a lack of opportunity to learn and progress is one of the key reasons 40% of new hires leave their company within the first year of joining. In recent years, scope for learning and development opportunities has become a

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