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10 Vital Strategies to Hire & Retain Tech Talent


The growth in big data and fintech is driving an unprecedented demand for tech talent. Morgan McKinley predict that the number of digital technology businesses will reach 45,000 in London alone and employers are under pressure to hire the people they need before their competitors.

Tech talent is ready to respond. The Developer Survey 2016 from Stack Overflow found that nearly three quarters of developers are either actively looking for a new employer or open to exploring a career move. The biggest obstacle to engaging talent is the failure of some recruiters to understand their community or what tech candidates want from their next job.

Our 10 vital strategies will help you to attract the tech talent your business needs:-

Change your perspective : The developers in the Stack Overflow survey described themselves as partly ‘self-taught’ and 71% considered their qualifications to be ‘non-traditional’. Change your screening filters to broaden your talent pool. The tech market is candidate driven. Traditional hiring methods won’t work.