The primary meaning of the word retention in the Oxford Dictionary is explained as “the act of keeping something rather than losing it or stopping it” I’d argue that when applied to talent, this misses the importance of creating the right environment to retain, which is often a more complex issue. It has been our
And attract top tech talent 89% of HR Professionals agree that a strong employer brand gives an advantage over competition Strong employer branding is what makes your company stand out from the rest, but what is most appealing to candidates? Download the report for: Your current company story: are you aware of the impact your
Who are they? Generation Z, is the name given to all those who were born from 1995 onwards. They’ve never known a world without tech and because of that, they are perfect for the technology industry. It’s something that is second nature to them. But wait, I thought it was all about Millennials!? Yes,
Practical solutions tech companies can implement The skills shortage in tech is nothing new, and certainly doesn’t look like it’s going disappear anytime soon. So it’s time to think practically, what can you do to find the best tech talent for your teams? You’re going to need to widen your talent pool and get creative.
The world is adapting at a rapid pace, racing towards a technologically advanced place. Developers and software engineers are busy at work innovating new technologies to transform the way we work, play and create in our everyday lives. 2020 will be the year of AI-as-a-Service, Computer Vision, 5G and Extended reality, but what products and
The story that hit the paper, in our own words… People value their time, they always have, but now, they expect their employers to value their time too. According to a study by the Independent, flexi-time is the number 1 perk for employees of all ages. At our summer conference we asked each other just
The Embedded Software Engineering role will change in the not so distant future, demanding a different skill set from what had been previously required. But why the change? The new generation of Embedded Software Engineers will have the same knowledge of their predecessors, but will also need to demonstrate soft skills and cultural fit. So
We have all heard the term ‘diversity and inclusion’ but ‘diversity, inclusion and belonging’ is perhaps a term we aren’t so familiar with. The ‘belonging’ part is less thought about but it is the most important. It’s very well having a diverse work place that includes everyone but are your employees feeling psychologically safe?
When you look at employee turnover rates in technology the stats are incredibly high, peaking at 13.2%, making the technology industry massively competitive. It might at times feel holding onto your top tech talent is verging on the impossible, but what if AI could play a key part in attracting, securing and on boarding that
Interviewing for a software developer role. It’s not easy – interviewing is an art. And a tough one at that! But we’re here to help. This blog will help you to tackle some of questions you might be asked during a software developer interview, and give that golden answer to help you secure your next