Tips and Tricks From HR Experts

Finders Keepers: 5 Ways to Retain Top Tech Talent

Ashley Wesley - Aug 2, 2018 8:31:00 AM


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Have a strong magnet for your IT retention plan or run the risk of your new hire being pulled off to another company.


Finders keepers, loser weepers – or so the saying goes – but in the world of IT recruitment, you won’t just be shedding tears if a new hire runs for greener pastures. You’ll also be losing thousands of dollars in training costs, not to mention burdening yourself with a new recruitment cycle to replace them.

When you find that ideal tech recruit, you need to have an ongoing plan to ensure they stay at your company. There are plenty of recruiters actively trying to poach your talent from you, so stay safeguarded by implementing the following strategies into your retention plan:


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Topics: Retention, IT Recruitment, Tech Talent, HR Management

Find Hidden Treasures in the Global Labour Market for Tech Foreign Talent

Ashley Wesley - Jan 29, 2018 3:23:00 PM

Arrrggg' ye looking for golden treasures and IT workers abroad? Don't get lost on yer journey searching for the treasure chest of foreign tech talent. Read ahead before ye get lost at sea.

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Topics: IT Recruitment, Tech Talent

Why You’re Not Closing Candidates and How to Shut That Revolving Door

Danna Sulaiman - Apr 4, 2017 11:00:00 AM

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Closing candidates is one of the biggest IT recruitment hurdles

You might have some solid candidates swinging through your doors – but before you know it, they’ve swung right on out the door and into a role at another company. You can’t afford to waste your time and delay your projects. You need to learn how to close candidates and that starts with knowing your ABC’s.

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Topics: IT Recruitment, Tech Talent, Closing Candidates

Candidate Crusade: How to Combat the Tech Talent Shortage

Danna Sulaiman - Jan 31, 2017 11:24:59 AM

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Become A Warrior In Your Quest for Attracting Top Tech Talent 

Tech companies are a dime a dozen these days and the battle for IT talent is fiercer than ever before.

On LinkedIn alone, candidates who classify under software engineer/developer receive two-and-a-half times more messages a day than any other verticals from prospective recruiters.

You are going to need to stand out to beat the odds against claiming the sparse amount of tech talent available.

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Topics: IT Recruitment, Tech Talent, Recruitment Strategy