Welcome back to another edition of the PSCI client newsletter!
While the summer weather is causing everyone to sweat outside, IT
hiring managers across the country are sweating it out in their
offices in an attempt to find and retain IT talent.
That's why, in this edition of the IT Industry Rundown, we take a
look at varying ways IT managers and organizations can locate,
attract, hire, and retain the best IT talent available. Whether it
be through offering greater perks, such as a remote work option, or
through empowering employees by placing greater emphasis on their
input, each article below will provide insight into how your
organization can stem the tide and win the war for IT talent.
We hope you find these articles useful as you continue your efforts
to staff and strengthen your IT teams. And, as always, please
remember to connect with us on LinkedIn,
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more IT industry information.
The Benefits of Offering Remote
you could have the option to select from a larger candidate base,
improve your employee's productivity, efficiency and morale, all
while lowering your overhead, would you take it? Well, all of those
benefits can be achieved by simply offering a remote work option.
This blog discusses those benefits, and more, that employers can
expect to receive by offering remote work.
Keys to Attracting Top Technical
With unemployment at its
lowest level in nearly 50 years, skilled IT professionals have more
options than ever. This blog post takes a look at both short-term
and long-term approaches companies should embrace in order to
attract top IT talent. Read More
4 Ways to Create a Larger, More Diverse Candidate
Each day IT
positions are left unfilled because employers aren't able to find
enough IT professionals with the right mix of skills and experience
for the role. There are, however, varying strategies that employers
can adopt that will allow them to keep their IT teams staffed and
fully functional. This blog addresses 4 of them.
How to Solve the Talent Shortage in Data
Hiring for data science
positions can be a real challenge. While the discipline isn't
entirely brand new, the recent influx of tech-connected devices and
the data they generate is. Since data scientists know what to do
with such data, the need for them has never been greater or so
widespread. This article shines light on strategies being used to
identify, attract, and hire data scientists.
What's Driving the Tech Sector's Extreme Turnover
You're familiar with the
phrase, "won the battle, lost the war," correct? Well, that's sort
of what's happening in the tech industry. While (some)
organizations are finding skilled IT professionals, those
individuals aren't sticking around for long. Whether the
organization is big or small, IT has the highest employee turnover
of any business sector (13.2%). This article examines why that may
Want Employees to Stick Like Glue? Attract Them with
Keeping your talent in-house begins with
understanding what they want. Today's talent isn't only seeking a
paycheck, they're seeking fulfillment. As a recent study found, 58%
of workers would take a pay decrease to chase happiness at a
different company. In this article, learn what you can do to
provide meaning in your employee's work.
Your IT Staff by Doing These 3 Things
One way organizations are able to retain IT staff
is through empowerment. And that begins with the employee's IT
leader/manager. In this article, IT leaders will find tips and best
practices for doing so in order to keep their top talent working
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