MSP and VMS solutions have become vital in today’s business landscape. We delve deeper into what this entails and what it means for your company.
Despite hiring challenges in many industries, you hear the most about IT staffing challenges. With technology being so crucial to a business, finding the best IT talent is more competitive than ever before. While more people are entering into IT-related education programs, the overabundance of available jobs means applicants have the option to be pickier in who they choose to work for. Overcoming these challenges isn’t always as difficult as they seem at first. The most important thing is to cater your staffing practices to your talent’s needs. 1. Use Your Company’s Culture in Attracting Top Talent When it comes to IT, you want and need the best talent. After all, the right IT talent gives your business a competitive edge. IT, in general, is a competitive industry. 72% of employees would consider a pay cut to work at their ideal job. A few of the top things tech experts want most include: Using current and cutting edge tech (shows room for growth) Offer more flexible work options, such as remote work Flat structure creates closer employee relationships Foster individuality Take the time to understand what the best talent are looking for in a work culture. The better work culture you create, the better your business looks, even if you’re a growing business that can’t possibly offer the salaries of giants like Facebook or Amazon. 2. Retaining Talent Attracting talent is just half of the battle. Retaining talent is one of the top IT staffing challenges. Other businesses are eager to take away your best employees for a competitive edge. The key is to focus on engagement, but not overwhelm employees. Employee burnout is all too common, especially in tech. One study found that over 57% […]