Employee retention

New year, new job? Give employees reasons to stay

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We’ve all heard the saying, “Love what you do and do what you love.” And during the pandemic, the importance of that statement has never been more appropriate. Many people have taken stock of their lives and their careers to try to make that statement a reality.

It’s as if people have had “New Year’s Resolutions” about their career all year long, leading to this mass exodus from either their current role or from the workforce as a whole. Historically, about 2.3% of the workforce leave their job in January. And since August, 2.9% have already quit, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. So, it leaves us to ask, how high will that figure get by January 2022? Read more

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Women leaders in tech are changing the status quo

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The need for technology is ever-growing today. With these higher needs comes the call for more leadership. And in the workforce, women are stepping up.

At the 8th Annual Women Leaders in Technology (WLiT) forum hosted by AITP Atlanta this past October, this very topic was covered. The panel, consisting of a variety of skill sets and experiences, generated very meaningful conversations on this topic. But before I cover the highlights, let’s take a look at the panel. Read more

The Great Mismatch

Thriving during “The Great Mismatch”

The Great Mismatch

By now, we’ve all heard about “The Great Resignation.” It’s nothing new that it’s impacting today’s workforce at an alarming rate. More so, it has revealed a variety of problems, including dissatisfied employees and an increase in job-hopping.

But it does require a much deeper explanation. There isn’t one single problem that’s leading to this, but many. Part of what’s driving “The Great Resignation” is “The Great Mismatch.” Read more

Gen Z

How to recruit Gen Z-ers

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We’ve all heard the stereotypes about each generation: Boomers are tech inept, Gen X-ers are cynical, Millennials are entitled and Gen Z-ers are job hoppers addicted to technology.

But is any of that true? Specifically, I wanted to know more about Gen Z and their career motivations since they are expected to make up 30% of the workforce by 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Individuals born between 1997 and 2012 are in Gen Z, according to a recent study by Insider Intelligence. Read more

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3 steps to avoid striking out on your job search

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Another swing, another miss. Like in baseball, losing just makes you want to lay down and take a nap. In a similar sense, falling short of another job search can be a downer, especially when you develop a losing streak. But there is hope; you can walk it off. Read more